rotavirus gastroenteritis

rotavirus gastroenteritis

viral gastroenteritis caused by a rotavirus infection, one of the most common causes of diarrhea in the United States. The virus is usually ingested in contaminated food or water. Young children are particularly susceptible and can suffer severe dehydration or even death.
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The study showed the vaccine to be safe, well tolerated, and to provide significant efficacy against severe rotavirus gastroenteritis.
Rotavirus gastroenteritis is estimated to cause more than half a million child deaths.
One such country is Bulgaria, where reporting of rotavirus gastroenteritis (RVGE) cases has been mandatory since 2011 and RV vaccination is recommended but not included in the NIP.
1) In developed countries, hospitalizations related to rotavirus gastroenteritis (RVGE) generate important costs for society.
Acute renal failure due to obstructive uric acid stones associated with rotavirus gastroenteritis," Pediatric Nephrology, vol.
The results of the Israeli study were startling: In the 3 years prior to introduction of the vaccines, one in five children under age 2 years admitted to the hospital had as an admitting diagnosis either rotavirus gastroenteritis confirmed by a positive stool ELISA test or pneumococcal pneumonia as evidenced by alveolar pneumonia on chest x-ray.
He added that the results actually +pack a significantly greater wallop than is apparent at first look because rotavirus gastroenteritis and pneumococcal pneumonia in young children are seasonal diseases.
Prevention of rotavirus gastroenteritis among infants and children: recommendation of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP).
Wu T, Liu H, Chen Y, Tang R, Hwang B, Yuan H (2008) Comparison of Clinical Features of Childhood Norovirus and Rotavirus Gastroenteritis in Taiwan.
It reported 150 (31%) more cases of Rotavirus gastroenteritis in Finnish participants beyond REST.
Rotavirus gastroenteritis causes diarrhoea, vomiting and fever.
It is an oral vaccine and helps prevent against rotavirus gastroenteritis which is a severe condition that often leads to hospitalization.