Molecular epidemiology of rotaviruses in India.

  title={Molecular epidemiology of rotaviruses in India.},
  author={Shobha Broor and Dhrubaa Ghosh and Purva Mathur},
  journal={The Indian journal of medical research},
Rotaviruses cause an estimated 140 million cases of gastroenteritis and 800,000 deaths in children between the ages of 6 months to 2 yr in developing countries. In India, one of every 250 children or about 100-150,000 children die of rotavirus diarrhoea each year. The prevalence of rotavirus diarrhoea in India has been found to vary from 5-71 per cent in hospitalized children <5 yr of age with acute gastroenteritis. The seasonal variation of rotavirus diarrhoea in India varies in different… CONTINUE READING
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