Duration of Protection of Pentavalent Rotavirus Vaccination in Nicaragua

@article{Patel2012DurationOP,
  title={Duration of Protection of Pentavalent Rotavirus Vaccination in Nicaragua},
  author={M. Patel and Cristina Pedreira and L. D. de Oliveira and J. Uma{\~n}a and J. Tate and B. Lopman and E. S{\'a}nchez and Martha E. P{\'e}rez Reyes and Juan Mercado and Alcides Gonzalez and Maria Celina Perez and A. Balmaceda and J. Andrus and U. Parashar},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2012},
  volume={130},
  pages={e365 - e372}
}
  • M. Patel, Cristina Pedreira, +11 authors U. Parashar
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the duration of protection of pentavaent rotavirus vaccine (RV5) against rotavirus hospitalizations in Nicaragua, a developing country in Central America. METHODS: We conducted a case-control study at 4 hospitals from 2007 through 2010, including 1016 children hospitalized with laboratory-confirmed rotavirus diarrhea, 4930 controls with nonrotavirus diarrhea (ie, “test-negative”), and 5627 controls without diarrhea. All cases and controls were aged ≥6 months and born… CONTINUE READING

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