Diversity of human rotavirus G9 among children in Turkey.

  title={Diversity of human rotavirus G9 among children in Turkey.},
  author={G{\"u}lendam Bozdayi and Bora Doğan and Buket Dalgiç and Ilknur Birol Bostanci and S. M. Chabane Sari and Nergis Oner Battaloglu and Seyyal Rota and Yildiz Dallar and Akira Nishizono and Osamu Nakagomi and Kamruddin Ahmed},
  journal={Journal of medical virology},
  volume={80 4},
Between September 2004 and December 2005 a prospective study was conducted to understand the epidemiology of rotavirus infection among children with diarrhea attending two hospitals in Ankara, Turkey. Rotavirus was detected in 39.7% of the 322 stool samples and affected mainly children in the age group of 6-23 months. More than 70% and 39% of these cases occurred in children <2 and <1 year of age, respectively. In the temperate climate of Ankara rotavirus infection was prevalent throughout the… CONTINUE READING

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