Molecular and clinical characterization of rotavirus from diarrheal infants admitted to pediatric emergency units in france.

@article{Rougemont2011MolecularAC,
  title={Molecular and clinical characterization of rotavirus from diarrheal infants admitted to pediatric emergency units in france.},
  author={Alexis de Rougemont and J{\'e}r{\^o}me Kaplon and Sylvie Pillet and Olivier Mory and Arnaud Gagneur and Adissa Minoui-Tran and Jean-François M{\'e}ritet and Claudine Mollat and Mathie M Lorrot and Vincent Foulongne and Yves Gillet and Christelle Nguyen-Bourgain and Sophie Alain and G{\'e}rard Agius and Mouna Lazrek and Ronald Colimon and Caroline Fontana and Dominique Gendrel and Pierre Pothier},
  journal={The Pediatric infectious disease journal},
  year={2011},
  volume={30 2},
  pages={118-24}
}
BACKGROUND rotaviruses are the major cause of acute gastroenteritis in young children worldwide, and require careful surveillance, especially in the context of vaccination programs. Prospective surveillance is required to monitor and characterize rotavirus infections, including viral and clinical data, and to detect the emergence of potentially epidemic strains. METHODS between 2006 and 2009, stool samples and clinical records were collected from 2044 children with acute diarrhea admitted to… CONTINUE READING