Sudden onset of watery, non-bloody diarrhea, vomiting, abdominal cramps, and nausea.
Headache, low-grade fever, chills and malaise may also be present.
Symptoms usually last 24 to 72 hours.
Mode of Transmission:
Fecal-oral route through direct and indirect contact.
May also be spread through aerosolized vomitus.
12 to 48 hours
Period of Communicability:
From onset of symptoms until 48 to 72 hours after symptoms resolve.
Can be as long as 3 weeks after symptoms resolve.
Droplet/Contact Precautions - hand hygiene, gloves, gown, protective eyewear, mask