Comparison of human rotavirus disease in tropical and temperate settings.

Abstract

Human rotaviruses (HRV) are a common cause of acute nonbacterial gastroenteritis in pediatric patients. A prospective study of HRV disease in a temperate (Dallas) and a tropical (San Jose, Costa Rica) setting demonstrated differences in seasonal distribution. In both locales, HRV accounted for 50% to 60% of acute nonbacterial gastroenteritis episodes from… (More)

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@article{Hieber1978ComparisonOH, title={Comparison of human rotavirus disease in tropical and temperate settings.}, author={Julia Hieber and Steven R Shelton and Jenny Nelson and J. F. L{\'e}on and Edgar Mohs}, journal={American journal of diseases of children}, year={1978}, volume={132 9}, pages={853-8} }