Investigation of Stilbenoids as Potential Therapeutic Agents for Rotavirus Gastroenteritis

@inproceedings{Ball2015InvestigationOS,
  title={Investigation of Stilbenoids as Potential Therapeutic Agents for Rotavirus Gastroenteritis},
  author={Judith M. Ball and Fabricio Medina-Bolivar and Katelyn Defrates and Emily Hambleton and Megan E. Hurlburt and Lingling Fang and Tianhong Yang and Luis H. Nopo-Olazabal and Richard L. Atwill and Pooja Ghai and Rebecca D. Parr},
  booktitle={Advances in virology},
  year={2015}
}
Rotavirus (RV) infections cause severe diarrhea in infants and young children worldwide. Vaccines are available but cost prohibitive for many countries and only reduce severe symptoms. Vaccinated infants continue to shed infectious particles, and studies show decreased efficacy of the RV vaccines in tropical and subtropical countries where they are needed most. Continuing surveillance for new RV strains, assessment of vaccine efficacy, and development of cost effective antiviral drugs remain an… CONTINUE READING