Rotavirus Overview

@article{Bernstein2009RotavirusO,
  title={Rotavirus Overview},
  author={D. Bernstein},
  journal={The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal},
  year={2009},
  volume={28},
  pages={S50-S53}
}
  • D. Bernstein
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine
  • The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal
Rotaviral gastroenteritis is a serious public health problem in both developed and developing countries. The disease is ubiquitous, affecting nearly all children by the age of 5 years. It is the most common cause of hospitalizations for gastroenteritis among children in the United States (30%–70% depending on the season) and is associated with direct and indirect costs of approximately $1 billion per year. Symptoms of rotaviral gastroenteritis are nonspecific (ie, diarrhea, vomiting, and fever… Expand
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