Disease and economic burden of rotavirus diarrhoea in India.

@article{Tate2009DiseaseAE,
  title={Disease and economic burden of rotavirus diarrhoea in India.},
  author={Jacqueline E. Tate and Shobha D Chitambar and Douglas H. Esposito and Rajiv Sarkar and Beryl Primrose Gladstone and Sasirekha Ramani and Mohan Venkata Raghava and Thuppal Varadachari Sowmyanarayanan and Swati S. Gandhe and Rashmi Arora and Umesh Parashar and Gagandeep Kang},
  journal={Vaccine},
  year={2009},
  volume={27 Suppl 5},
  pages={F18-24}
}
We used published and unpublished studies and national statistics to estimate the number of deaths, hospitalizations, and outpatient visits due to rotavirus diarrhoea and the associated national economic burden of disease in India. Annually in India, rotavirus diarrhoea causes an estimated 122,000-153,000 deaths, 457,000-884,000 hospitalizations, and 2 million outpatient visits in children <5 years of age. India spends Rs 2.0-3.4 billion (US$ 41-72 million) annually in medical costs to treat… CONTINUE READING
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