Routine Laboratory Testing Data for Surveillance of Rotavirus Hospitalizations to Evaluate the Impact of Vaccination

@article{Patel2007RoutineLT,
  title={Routine Laboratory Testing Data for Surveillance of Rotavirus Hospitalizations to Evaluate the Impact of Vaccination},
  author={Manish M Patel and Jacqueline e. Tate and Rangaraj Selvarangan and Irini Daskalaki and M. A. Jackson and Aaron T. Curns and Susan E. Coffin and Barbara M Watson and Richard L. Hodinka and Roger I Glass and Umesh D. Parashar},
  journal={The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal},
  year={2007},
  volume={26},
  pages={914-919}
}
Objective: The recent implementation of a rotavirus vaccination program in the United States makes it imperative to assess the impact of immunization on the incidence of severe rotavirus disease leading to hospitalization. Active surveillance for laboratory-confirmed rotavirus hospitalizations is the ideal approach for surveillance, but requires substantial resources to implement. We examined laboratory and hospital discharge data for 2 tertiary care pediatric hospitals to assess the utility of… 
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