Considerations for introduction of a rotavirus vaccine in Oman: rotavirus disease and economic burden.

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Rotavirus is the most common cause of fatal childhood diarrhea worldwide. We provide the first estimates of the health care and economic burden of severe rotavirus disease in Oman. We conducted active, hospital-based surveillance of rotavirus disease at 11 regional public hospitals in Oman, using the guidelines suggested by the generic World Health… (More)
DOI: 10.1086/605339

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@article{Awaidy2009ConsiderationsFI, title={Considerations for introduction of a rotavirus vaccine in Oman: rotavirus disease and economic burden.}, author={Salah Al Awaidy and Shyam Pandurang Bawikar and Salim Said Al Busaidy and S Baqiani and I Al Abedani and Roy Varghese and H S Abdoan and H Al Abdoon and S. O. Bhatnagar and K S Al Hasini and P. Mohan and S. Shah and Emadaldin Elamir and James W Klena and S. F. Ahmed and Nadia A. Teleb and U. Parashar and Malti Patel}, journal={The Journal of infectious diseases}, year={2009}, volume={200 Suppl 1}, pages={S248-53} }