Hospital-based surveillance to estimate the burden of rotavirus gastroenteritis among european children younger than 5 years of Age

Johannes Forster, Alfredo Guarino, Nathalie Parez, Fernando Moraga, Enriqueta Román, Olivier Mory, Alberto E. Tozzi, Ana López De Aguileta, Ulrich Wahn, Clive Graham, Reinhard Berner, Titus Ninan, Celia Barberousse, Nadia Meyer, Montse Soriano-Gabarró

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Abstract

OBJECTIVES. Rotavirus is the leading cause of acute gastroenteritis requiring hospitalization in young children. Data on the burden of rotavirus gastroenteritis are needed to guide recommendations for rotavirus vaccine use. This study was undertaken to estimate the burden of rotavirus gastroenteritis in European children

Original languageEnglish
JournalPediatrics
Volume123
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2009

Keywords

  • Children
  • Epidemiology
  • Gastroenteritis
  • Rotavirus
  • Surveillance and monitoring

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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