Symptomatic and Subclinical Infection with Rotavirus P[8]G9, Rural Ecuador

@inproceedings{Endara2007SymptomaticAS,
  title={Symptomatic and Subclinical Infection with Rotavirus P[8]G9, Rural Ecuador},
  author={Pablo Francisco Endara and Gabriel Trueba and Owen David Solberg and Sarah J. Bates and Karina Le{\'o}n Ponce and William T Cevallos and Jelle Matthijnssens and Joseph N. S. Eisenberg},
  booktitle={Emerging infectious diseases},
  year={2007}
}
During the past decade, rotavirus genotype G9 has spread throughout the world, adding to and sometimes supplanting the common genotypes G1-G4. We report evidence of this spread in a population sample within rural Ecuador. A total of 1,656 stool samples were collected from both patients with diarrhea and from asymptomatic residents in 22 remote communities in northwestern Ecuador from August 2003 through February 2006. Rotavirus was detected in 23.4% of case-patients and 3.2% of controls. From… CONTINUE READING

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