Journal Article

Rotavirus Serotype G9 Is Associated with More-Severe Disease in Latin America

A. C. Linhares, Thomas Verstraeten, Judith Wolleswinkel-van den Bosch, Ralf Clemens and Thomas Breuer

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

Published on behalf of Infectious Diseases Society of America

Volume 43, issue 3, pages 312-314
Published in print August 2006 | ISSN: 1058-4838
Published online August 2006 | e-ISSN: 1537-6591 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1086/505493
Rotavirus Serotype G9 Is Associated with More-Severe Disease in Latin America

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The association between rotavirus serotypes and severity is not well established. Analysis of a clinical trial conducted in Latin America points at more-severe disease associated with serotype G9. Thus, demonstration of efficacy against G9 will be an important asset of any rotavirus vaccine to be introduced into a Latin American country or any country where G9 has been shown to be prevalent.

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Subjects: Infectious Diseases ; Immunology ; Public Health and Epidemiology ; Microbiology

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