dominating prevalence of p[8],g1 and p[8],g9 rotavirus strains among children admitted to hospital between 2000 and 2003 in budapest, a rotaviruses are the main cause of acute dehydrating diarrhea in children, responsible for high mortality in developing countries and a significant socio-economic burden associated with treating the disease in developed countries. two rotavirus vaccine candidates predicated on either homotypic or heterotypic protection have undergone clinical trials recently and await licensure for routine use. in anticipation of a future vaccination campaign in hungary, the diversity of rotaviruses colle ...200515902709
burden of human rotavirus-associated hospitalizations in three geographic regions of on hospital admissions and laboratory reports were used to estimate the number of hospitalizations of children aged 14 y or less in three geographic regions of hungary due to group a rotavirus infection. between january 1993 and december 1996, 9182 hospitalizations for gastroenteritis occurred, of which 1946 (21%) were associated with rotavirus infection. most (90%) of the rotavirus detections were among children aged 4 y or less. by extrapolation, an estimated 5000 rotavirus-related hospit ...199910088914
group a rotavirus g type prevalence in two regions of hungary.rotaviruses are a major cause of gastroenteritis in children world-wide. rotaviruses are antigenically complex, with multiple serotypes (g types). the first longitudinal study of group a rotavirus serotype (g type) distribution in hungary is reported. neutralizing monoclonal antibodies specific for g1, g2, g3, and g4 were used in an enzyme immunoassay to determine the antigenic variation of group a rotaviruses in two collections of stool specimens assembled from 1984-1992 in baranya county, sout ...19957503671
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