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Incidence of Rotavirus and Circulating Genotypes in Northeast Brazil During 7 Years of National Rotavirus Vaccination

This article, published in PLoS One, examined rates of rotavirus infection before and after rotavirus vaccine introduction in Brazil in 2006. The authors found that the vaccine was associated with substantial reductions in rotavirus incidence and diarrhea hospitalizations and deaths.

Author: Gurgel RQ, Alvarez AJ, Rodrigues A, et al.

Published: 2014

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Citation: Gurgel RQ, Alvares AJ, Rodrigues A, et al. Incidence of Rotavirus and Circulating Genotypes in Northeast Brazil During 7 Years of National Rotavirus Vaccination. PLoS One. 2014;9(10):e110217.

Resource types: Peer-reviewed journal

Diseases/vaccines: Rotavirus

Topics: Disease burden and surveillance, Vaccine safety and performance, Disease/vaccine specific information

Regions: Latin America and the Caribbean