Burden of rotavirus disease and cost-effectiveness of universal vaccination in the Province of Genoa (Northern Italy).

@article{Panatto2009BurdenOR,
  title={Burden of rotavirus disease and cost-effectiveness of universal vaccination in the Province of Genoa (Northern Italy).},
  author={Donatella Panatto and Daniela Amicizia and Filippo Ansaldi and Alessia Marocco and Federico Marchetti and Francesco Bamfi and Raffaella Giacchino and Andrea Tacchella and S Del Buono and Roberto Gasparini},
  journal={Vaccine},
  year={2009},
  volume={27 25-26},
  pages={3450-3}
}
Rotavirus is acknowledged to be a major cause of acute gastroenteritis in infants and young children. As gastroenteritis due to rotavirus is a public health problem and two new vaccines are currently available, we investigated the rotavirus burden and developed a cost-effectiveness analysis, using data collected in the Province of Genoa (Italy), to evaluate the benefits of new borns vaccination. The cost-effectiveness of a rotavirus vaccination programme in the Province of Genoa was performed… CONTINUE READING
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