Rotavirus and norovirus infections in children in Sana'a, Yemen.

@article{Kirby2011RotavirusAN,
  title={Rotavirus and norovirus infections in children in Sana'a, Yemen.},
  author={Andrew W. Kirby and A. R. Al-Eryani and Najla Al-Sonboli and Taghreed A. Hafiz and Mandy Beyer and Nasher Al-Aghbari and Nahala Al-Moheri and W. Watson Dove and Nigel A. Cunliffe and Luis E Cuevas},
  journal={Tropical medicine & international health : TM & IH},
  year={2011},
  volume={16 6},
  pages={
          680-4
        }
}
OBJECTIVES To describe the epidemiology of rotavirus and norovirus infection among children with acute gastroenteritis in Sana'a, Yemen. METHODS A cross-sectional study from November 2007 to March 2009 of children aged 1 month to 5 years attending the emergency and outpatient departments of two hospitals in Sana'a with acute gastroenteritis. Rotavirus was detected by ELISA and genotyped by RT-PCR. Norovirus was detected by End Point RT-PCR and nucleotide sequencing. RESULTS A total of 290… CONTINUE READING
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