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Guideline for the Prevention and Control of Norovirus Gastroenteritis Outbreaks in Healthcare Settings, 2011

Appendix 1B: Search Strategy For Systematic Reviews/Primary Literature

Database Number of Hits*

MEDLINE (1950 to 2008 Week 5)

2324

EMBASE (1980 to 2008 Week 5)

1533

CINAHL (1987 to 2007 Dec Week 1)

160

Global Health (1910 to Dec 2007)

1064

Cochrane Library

33

ISI Web of Science

1463

Total (after removing duplicates)

3702

* On 02/07/2008

MEDLINE

# Search History Results

PHASE 1: SEARCH TERMS FOR NOROVIRUS

1

exp norovirus/

1257

2

(norovirus$ or norwalk).mp. [mp=title, original title, abstract, name of substance word, subject heading word]

1773

3

(small round structured virus$ or SRSV).mp. [mp=title, original title, abstract, name of substance word, subject heading word]

205

4

norwalk-like virus$.mp.

353

5

winter vomiting disease.mp.

20

PHASE 2: SEARCH TERMS FOR CALICIVIRUS AND RESTRICTED VIRAL GASTROENTERITIS TERMS

6

exp Caliciviridae/ or exp Calicivirus, Feline/ or calicivirus.mp. or exp Caliciviridae Infections/

2421

7

exp virus diseases/ and exp gastroenteritis/ and (exp disease outbreaks/ or outbreak$.mp. or exp horizontal disease transmission/ or exp health facilities/)

1112

8

(virus or viral).mp. and exp gastroenteritis/ and (exp disease outbreaks/ or outbreak$.mp. or exp horizontal disease transmission/ or exp health facilities/)

900

9

((virus or viral) adj5 gastroenterit$).mp. and (exp disease outbreaks/ or outbreak$.mp. or exp horizontal disease transmission/ or exp health facilities/)

297

10

(nosocomial adj5 gastroenteritis).mp.

53

11

(epidemic adj5 gastroenteritis).mp.

200

12

(non?bacterial adj5 gastroenteritis).mp.

145

13

exp virus diseases/ and exp diarrhea/ and (exp disease outbreaks/ or outbreak$.mp. or exp horizontal disease transmission/ or exp health facilities/)

491

14

(virus or viral).mp. and exp diarrhea/ and (exp disease outbreaks/ or outbreak$.mp. or exp horizontal disease transmission/ or exp health facilities/)

351

15

((virus or viral) adj5 diarrhea).mp. and (exp disease outbreaks/ or outbreak$.mp. or exp horizontal disease transmission/ or exp health facilities/)

217

PHASE 3: COMBINING PHASES AND APPLYING LIMITS

16

or/1-15

4160

17

(addresses or bibliography or biography or clinical conference or comment or congresses or consensus development conference or consensus development conference nih or dictionary or directory or duplicate publication or editorial or festschrift or historial article or interview or lectures or legal cases or news or newspaper article or patient education handout).pt.

853201

18

16 not 17

4067

19

limit 18 to (humans and english language)

2324

 

EMBASE

# Search History Results

1

exp NOROVIRUS/

588

2

exp Norwalk Gastroenteritis Virus/

745

3

(norovirus$ or norwalk).mp.

1588

4

exp Small Round Structured Virus/

33

5

(small round structured virus$ or SRSV).mp.

161

6

norwalk-like virus$.mp.

309

7

winter vomiting disease.mp.

8

8

exp CALICIVIRUS/

2578

9

exp Viral Gastroenteritis/

188

10

or/1-9

3002

11

(book or conference paper or editorial or note or proceeding).pt.

1019316

12

10 not 11

2735

13

limit 12 to (human and english language)

1533

CINAHL

# Search History Results

1

(norovirus$ or norwalk).mp.

152

2

(small round structured virus$ or SRSV).mp.

14

3

norwalk-like virus$.mp.

42

4

winter vomiting disease.mp.

1

5

calicivirus.mp.

21

6

or/1-5

162

7

limit 6 to english

160

Global Health

# Search History Results

1

exp norovirus/

929

2

(norovirus$ or norwalk).mp.

1112

3

(small round structured virus$ or SRSV).mp.

299

4

norwalk-like virus$.mp.

303

5

winter vomiting disease.mp.

547

6

or/1-5

1360

7

limit 6 to english language

1064

Cochrane Library

# Search History Results

#1

MeSH descriptor norovirus explode all trees

10

#2

MeSH descriptor Norwalk virus explode all trees

5

#3

(norovirus*): ti,ab,kw OR (norwalk): ti,ab,kw

33

#4

(small round structured virus*): ti,ab,kw OR (SRSV): ti,ab,kw

0

#5

(norwalk-like virus*): ti,ab,kw

6

#6

(winter vomiting disease): ti,ab,kw

1

#7

#1 OR #2 OR #3 OR #4 OR #5 OR #6

33

 

ISI Web Of Science

Searches Results

Topic=(norovirus) OR Topic=(norwalk) OR Topic=(small round structured virus) OR Topic=(norwalk-like virus) OR Topic=(winter vomiting disease)
Timespan=All Years. Databases=SCI-EXPANDED, SSCI, A&HCI.
Refined by: Document Type=( ARTICLE OR REVIEW ) & Languages=( ENGLISH )

1463

 

 

 
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