Routine Laboratory Testing Data for Surveillance of Rotavirus Hospitalizations to Evaluate the Impact of Vaccination

Researchers used laboratory and hospital data of children admitted to two US hospitals with acute gastroenteritis to assess the need for routine rotavirus testing and determine disease burden. Findings confirmed the need for continued surveillance assessment of the benefits of routine rotavirus vaccination. This article was published in The Pediatric Infectious Disease JournalABSTRACT ONLY. (Learn how users in developing countries can gain free access to journal articles.)

Author(s): Patel MM, Tate JE, Selvarangan R, et al.

Published: 2007

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    Citation: Patel MM, Tate JE, Selvarangan R, et al. Routine Laboratory Testing Data Surveillance of Rotavirus Hospitalizations to Evaluate the Impact of Vaccination. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. 2007;26(10):914-919.