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The burden and cost of ambulatory cases of rotavirus gastroenteritis in central Israel.

@article{Stein2010TheBA,
  title={The burden and cost of ambulatory cases of rotavirus gastroenteritis in central Israel.},
  author={Michal Stein and Hector Roisin and Binyamin Morag and Sigal Ringel and Diana Tasher and Maya Vohl and Avraham Mizrahi and Meir Raz and Eli Somekh},
  journal={The Israel Medical Association journal : IMAJ},
  year={2010},
  volume={12 3},
  pages={
          168-71
        }
}
BACKGROUND While the burden of rotavirus infection with regard to hospitalizations has been extensively investigated, there are sparse data on the cost and impact of this infection on the ambulatory part of the health system in Israel. OBJECTIVES To investigate the burden of rotavirus infection on the ambulatory system in Israel. METHODS Infants younger than 3 years examined for acute gastrointestinal symptoms in four pediatric clinics had their stool tested for rotavirus. The parents were… Expand
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