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  • However, if identification of the infectious agent is required, a stool sample will be collected and analyzed for the presence of rotavirus, disease-causing (pathogenic) bacteria, or parasites.
  • In other words, a child can catch a rotavirus infection if she puts her finger in her mouth after touching toys or things that have been contaminated by the stool of another infected child.
  • It is crucial that parents and children use excellent hand-washing technique after toileting and diaper changes to prevent further spread of rotavirus diarrhea throughout the family.
  • The healthcare provider should also give guidance concerning how long a child with rotavirus diarrhea should be kept home from daycare or school.
  • Research is underway involving vaccines that will decrease the risk of rotavirus infection, especially among infants and young children.

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