Rotavirus infection among children in Bombay.

  title={Rotavirus infection among children in Bombay.},
  author={Hemant Desai and Dushyant D. Banker},
  journal={Indian journal of medical sciences},
  volume={47 2},
From December 1984 to December 1986 samples of faeces were collected from 273 children and 50 adults suffering from acute diarrhea and from an equal number of control subjects. Presence of rotavirus was looked for by electron microscopy (EM), latex slide agglutination (LA) and enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA). Of the 273 children 63 (23.0%) showed presence of rotavirus, with maximum incidence of 25.7% in 6 to 24 months age group. Out of 63 positive cases, 10 were associated with… CONTINUE READING

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