Rotavirus infection in children in Japan.

  title={Rotavirus infection in children in Japan.},
  author={Yumei Zhou and Liubai Li and Byounghan Kim and Kunio Kaneshi and Shuichi Nishimura and Toshimasa Kuroiwa and Tadashi Nishimura and Kumiko Sugita and Yuichi Ueda and Shigekazu Nakaya and Hiroshi Ushijima},
  journal={Pediatrics international : official journal of the Japan Pediatric Society},
  volume={42 4},
Currently, a high morbidity of rotavirus diarrhea has been seen in children in developed and developing countries. Improvement of the vaccines is necessary in order to reduce the burden of diarrhea caused by rotavirus. A survey of rotavirus infection from diarrheal stool specimens in children of seven regions in Japan was conducted from 1984 to 1999. The present study discusses the survey results and reviews the national and international data of more than 23 papers and congress proceedings… CONTINUE READING

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