Prevalence and phylogenetic analysis of rotavirus genotypes in Thailand between 2007 and 2009.

@article{Khananurak2010PrevalenceAP,
  title={Prevalence and phylogenetic analysis of rotavirus genotypes in Thailand between 2007 and 2009.},
  author={Kamonwan Khananurak and Viboonsak Vutithanachot and Nipat Simakachorn and Apiradee Theamboonlers and Voranush Chongsrisawat and Yong Poovorawan},
  journal={Infection, genetics and evolution : journal of molecular epidemiology and evolutionary genetics in infectious diseases},
  year={2010},
  volume={10 4},
  pages={537-45}
}
Rotaviruses are the most common cause of severe diarrhea among infants and young children worldwide, especially in developing countries. In Thailand, rotavirus has presented a major public health problem causing severe diarrhea in infants and young children. It was responsible for about one-third of diarrheal diseases in hospitalized patients. In this study, we have analyzed the distribution and performed molecular characterization of rotaviruses circulating in infants and young children with… CONTINUE READING