Rotavirus diarrhoea in Thai infants and children.

  title={Rotavirus diarrhoea in Thai infants and children.},
  author={Michael K. Hendricks and Luis E Cuevas and Charles A. Hart},
  journal={Annals of tropical paediatrics},
  volume={15 2},
One hundred and three children aged from 1 month to 5 years were assessed for human rotavirus (HRV) infection over a 5-week period at Children's Hospital, Bangkok. HRV was present in 18% and adenovirus in 10.7% of the children with gastro-enteritis. None of the controls excreted HRV. Vomiting and dehydration were significantly associated with HRV diarrhoea. A comparison of the reliability of the detection methods showed the following sensitivities: RNA-polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis (PAGE… CONTINUE READING