Rotavirus infection and prevention.

  title={Rotavirus infection and prevention.},
  author={Graeme L. Barnes and Ruth F. Bishop},
  journal={Current opinion in pediatrics},
  volume={9 1},
The major advance in knowledge about rotavirus infection and prevention has been in vaccine development. Several large studies of tetravalent rhesis rotavirus vaccine have had encouraging results, and a first-generation vaccine is likely to be licensed by the 25th anniversary of the discovery of rotavirus (in 1973). Epidemiologic studies have highlighted a diversity of less common G types and non-group A strains, observations to be taken into account in further vaccine development… CONTINUE READING
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