Targeted rotavirus vaccination of high-risk infants; a low cost and highly cost-effective alternative to universal vaccination

@inproceedings{BruijningVerhagen2013TargetedRV,
  title={Targeted rotavirus vaccination of high-risk infants; a low cost and highly cost-effective alternative to universal vaccination},
  author={Patricia Cj Bruijning-Verhagen and Marie-Jos{\'e}e J Mangen and Mariet K Felderhof and Nico G. Hartwig and Marlies A. van Houten and L{\'e}on P. F. Winkel and Wouter J. de Waal and Marc J. M. Bonten},
  booktitle={BMC medicine},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND The cost-effectiveness of universal rotavirus (RV) vaccination is controversial in developed countries. As a result, RV vaccination programs do not currently exist in most European countries. Hospitalization is the main driver of RV disease costs, and prematurity, low birth weight (LBW) and underlying medical conditions have been associated with RV hospitalization and complications. We investigated the cost-effectiveness of targeted RV vaccination of high-risk infants and universal… CONTINUE READING
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