Efficacy of the Human Rotavirus Vaccine RIX4414 in Malnourished Children

This study, published in the Journal of Infectious Diseases, determined that the Rotarix® vaccine produced by GlaxoSmithKline decreased the incidence severe gastroenteritis caused by rotavirus at comparable rates among well-nourished and malnourished children.

Author(s): Perez-Schael I, Salinas B, Tomat M, et al.

Published: 2007

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    Citation: Perez-Schael I, Salinas B, Tomat M, et al. Efficacy of the Human Rotavirus Vaccine RIX4414 in Malnourished Children. Journal of Infectious Diseases. 2007;196:537-540.