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Epidemiology of rotavirus diarrhoea in Africa: a review to assess the need for rotavirus immunization.
Rapid progress towards the development of rotavirus vaccines has prompted a reassessment of the disease burden of rotavirus diarrhoea in developing countries and the possible impact of these vaccinesExpand
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The epidemiology of rotavirus diarrhea in the United States: surveillance and estimates of disease burden.
The decision to develop rotavirus vaccines was predicated on the extensive burden of rotavirus disease among children worldwide. US reports on nationwide hospitalizations (1979-1992) and deathsExpand
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Health care costs of diarrheal disease and estimates of the cost-effectiveness of rotavirus vaccination in Vietnam.
BACKGROUND Rotavirus disease causes a significant health and economic burden worldwide. Several rotavirus vaccines may soon be available for use. A country's decision to introduce these vaccines willExpand
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Association Between Nasopharyngeal Load of Streptococcus pneumoniae, Viral Coinfection, and Radiologically Confirmed Pneumonia in Vietnamese Children
Background: The interplay between nasopharyngeal bacterial carriage, viral coinfection, and lower respiratory tract infections (LRTIs) is poorly understood. We explored this association in VietnameseExpand
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Incidence of Haemophilus influenzae type b and other invasive diseases in South Korean children.
To determine incidence of invasive Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) disease in a defined population of Jeonbuk Province, Korea, children <5 years were evaluated in prospective, population-basedExpand
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Molecular epidemiological profile of rotavirus in South Korea, July 2002 through June 2003: emergence of G4P[6] and G9P[8] strains.
To determine the distribution of rotavirus strain genotypes in South Korea, rotavirus-positive stool specimens were collected from July 2002 through June 2003 at 8 hospitals in the Korean RotavirusExpand
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Prospects for the control of Bolivian hemorrhagic fever.
Bolivian hemorrhagic fever (BHF) was first identified in 1959 as a sporadic hemorrhagic illness in rural areas of Beni department Bolivia. Clusters of BHF patients were noted the same year and byExpand
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First Report from the Asian Rotavirus Surveillance Network
Rotavirus remains the most common cause of severe, dehydrating diarrhea among children worldwide. Several rotavirus vaccines are under development. Decisions about new vaccine introduction willExpand
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Incidence and burden of rotavirus gastroenteritis in Japan, as estimated from a prospective sentinel hospital study.
We assessed the burden of rotavirus infection-related disease, in terms of hospitalization and associated costs, at 3 sentinel hospitals in Akita prefecture, Japan. From January 2001 through DecemberExpand
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VIRAL PATHOGENS ASSOCIATED WITH ACUTE RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS IN CENTRAL VIETNAMESE CHILDREN
Hospitalized Vietnamese children with acute respiratory infection were investigated for 13 viral pathogens using multiplex-polymerase chain reaction. We enrolled 958 children of whom 659 (69%) hadExpand
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