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Related to rotavirus: norovirus, rotavirus gastroenteritis
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the reovirus causing infant enteritis

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Sibling transmission of vaccine-derived rotavirus (RotaTeq) associated with rotavirus gastroenteritis.
Rotavirus is estimated to cause more than 78,000 deaths, 800,000 hospitalizations and three million outpatient visits each year in India alone.
INCIDENCIA E FATORES DE RISCO ASSOCIADOS A DOENCAS DIARREICA AGUDA POR ROTAVIRUS, SANTA MARTA, 2012
Rotavirus is the most common cause of severe diarrhea among infants and young children.
Vaccinated infants did not experience any symptoms attributable to the vaccine, and no unvaccinated infants in the same NICU pods as the vaccinated infants contracted rotavirus in the 2 weeks after vaccination, reported Heather Monk and her associates at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) (Pediatrics 2014 May 19 [doi: 10.
In November 2012, the Department of Health announced that a rotavirus vaccine will be given with other routine vaccines by the age of four months.
The main objective of this study is to determine the role of rotavirus associated with pediatric gastroenteritis in a General Hospital in Lagos Nigeria in order to update policies and generate information for government intervention to reduce the morbidity and mortality due to rotavirus infection in children less than five years old in the study area.
Where vaccination is commonplace, the extent of rotavirus outbreaks are cut by up to 90 per cent and adopting measures such as handwashing effectively cuts the transmission rate to negligible levels.
A study carried out by the Health Authority -- Abu Dhabi (HD) in a hospital here showed that rotavirus is responsible in 50 per cent of cases of diarrhoea in young children.
In fact, in the absence of a national programme, many Turkish pediatricians have been giving rotavirus vaccinations privately for years.
The status of rotavirus vaccine introduction and 2016 WHO/UNICEF estimates of national vaccination coverage were obtained from the WHO repository (3,4).
Salma Shaikh said that Rotavirus was not well understood in the ancient world, probably because its symptoms were not primarily diarrhea, but rather systemic and non-specific.
However, heterologous infection of mice with the rhesus group A rotavirus strain MMU 18006 was associated with extramucosal spread and hepatitis, but infections with bovine group A rotavirus WC3 and the homologous murine group A rotavirus EDIM were not (5), suggesting that some group A rotavirus strains may have unique or unexpected biological properties.
Study was planned to assess the prevalence of rotavirus diarrhea in Pakistan.
Mapping the genotype distribution of rotavirus strains is essential for determination of the epidemiology of the virus both locally and globally, and is thus also critical to understand whether the current vaccine covers the most prevalent genotypes of a certain location.