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Apparent extinction of non-G2 rotavirus strains from circulation in Recife, Brazil, after the introduction of rotavirus vaccine

Nakagomi, T., Cuevas, Luis ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6581-0587, Gurgel, R.G., Elrokhsi, S.H., Belkhir, Y. A., Abugalia, M., Dove, W., Montenegro, F. M. U., Correia, J. B., Nakagomi, O., Cunliffe, N. A. and Hart, C. Anthony (2008) 'Apparent extinction of non-G2 rotavirus strains from circulation in Recife, Brazil, after the introduction of rotavirus vaccine'. Archives of Virology, Vol 153, Issue 3, pp. 591-593.

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Abstract

The introduction of a G1P[8] rotavirus vaccine in Recife, Brazil, caused a decrease in rotavirus detection from 27% (March-May, 2006) to 5.0% (March-May, 2007), with all strains becoming G2, against which less protection had been predicted.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: polymerase chain-reaction diarrhea efficacy children safety
Subjects: QW Microbiology and Immunology > Immunotherapy and Hypersensitivity > QW 806 Vaccination
QW Microbiology and Immunology > Viruses > QW 160 Viruses (General). Virology
Faculty: Department: Groups (2002 - 2012) > Child & Reproductive Health Group
Digital Object Identifer (DOI): https://doi.org/10.1007/s00705-007-0028-z
Depositing User: Pauline Anderson
Date Deposited: 29 Jul 2010 15:52
Last Modified: 06 Feb 2018 13:00
URI: http://archive.lstmed.ac.uk/id/eprint/879

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