Duration of protection of pentavalent rotavirus vaccination in Nicaragua.

@article{Patel2012DurationOP,
  title={Duration of protection of pentavalent rotavirus vaccination in Nicaragua.},
  author={Manish M Patel and Cristina Pedreira and L{\'u}cia Helena de Oliveira and Jazmina Uma{\~n}a and Jacqueline E. Tate and Ben A. Lopman and Edmundo Calu{\~n}a S{\'a}nchez and Martha E. P{\'e}rez Reyes and Juan Mercado and Alcides Gonzalez and Maria Celina Perez and Angel Balmaceda and Jon Kim Andrus and Umesh D Parashar},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2012},
  volume={130 2},
  pages={
          e365-72
        }
}
  • Manish M Patel, Cristina Pedreira, +11 authors Umesh D Parashar
  • Published in Pediatrics 2012
  • Medicine
  • 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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