May 23, 2017 · Rotavirus in adults. Adults might also experience some of the symptoms or rotavirus. However, many healthy adults experience them to a lesser degree. Some adults infected with rotavirus may not even experience any symptoms at all.Author: Kristeen Cherney. Mar 19, 2019 · Rotavirus, a highly contagious virus, is the most common cause of infectious gastroenteritis (stomach flu) among infants and children. Adults can also be infected with rotavirus, although they usually have milder symptoms. Even if they do not become sick, adults who are exposed to rotavirus can spread it to others.
Apr 23, 2018 · Español: Síntomas. Rotavirus disease is most common in infants and young children. However, older children and adults also can get sick from rotavirus. Once a person has been exposed to rotavirus, it takes about 2 days for symptoms to appear. Rotavirus can also occur in adults. An adult rotavirus infection is less common and usually less severe. In adults, rotavirus infection most often is seen in: People with conditions that decrease the function of the immune system (or those people taking medications that do so), such as Author: Arthur Schoenstadt, MD.
Spread by faecal-oral transmission, rotavirus infection in adults typically manifests with nausea, malaise, headache, abdominal cramping, diarrhoea, and fever. Infection can also be symptomless. Rotavirus infection in immunocompromised adults can have a variable course from symptomless to severe and sustained infection.Cited by: 337.