Seasonality and diversity of Group A rotaviruses in Europe

@article{Koopmans1999SeasonalityAD,
  title={Seasonality and diversity of Group A rotaviruses in Europe},
  author={M. Koopmans and D. Brown},
  journal={Acta P{\ae}diatrica},
  year={1999},
  volume={88}
}
Group A rotaviruses are a mojor cause of severe gastroenteritis in children under 4 y of age worldwide. Group A rotaviruses have been identified in many animal and bird species, they are antigenically complex, and multiple serotypes infect humans. Re‐assortant rotavirus vaccines are now available which confer protection against severe illness due to rotavirus serotypes G1‐4. Before vaccines are introduced it is necessary to establish the diversity of rotavirus in the target population to ensure… Expand
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