Changing profile of rotavirus genotypes in Bangladesh, 2006–2012

  title={Changing profile of rotavirus genotypes in Bangladesh, 2006–2012},
  author={Mokibul Hassan Afrad and Zahid M. Hassan and Saiada Farjana and Sayra Moni and Subarna Barua and Sumon Kumar Das and Abu Syed Golam Faruque and Tasnim Azim and Mustafizur Rahman},
  booktitle={BMC infectious diseases},
BACKGROUND Rotavirus is the leading cause of severe diarrhea in infants and young children worldwide including Bangladesh. Unlike what was seen in high-income countries, the licensed rotavirus vaccines did not show high efficacy in Bangladeshi trials. We assessed rotavirus prevalence and genotypes in Bangladesh over six-year period to provide baseline information on the rotavirus burden and changing profile in the country. METHODS This study was conducted from June 2006 to May 2012 in Matlab… CONTINUE READING
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