Atypical Rotavirus From South African Neonates. Brief Report

Arch Virol. 1986;87(3-4):327-30. doi: 10.1007/BF01315311.


Rotaviruses displaying an RNA profile different from other human rotaviruses were detected in stools from six healthy neonates. These viruses shared the common group A antigen, unlike most other atypical human rotavirus electropherotypes described to date.

MeSH terms

  • Feces / microbiology*
  • Humans
  • Infant, Newborn*
  • Microscopy, Electron
  • RNA, Viral / analysis
  • Rotavirus / classification
  • Rotavirus / genetics
  • Rotavirus / isolation & purification*


  • RNA, Viral