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Diarrhoea caused by rotavirus in a regional Peruvian hospital: Determination of circulating genotypes

Autor
Espejo, P.; Peralta, F.; Cornejo, H.; del Valle, LJ.; Tapia, A.; Bazan, J.; Ruiz, J.; Del Valle, J.
Tipus d'activitat
Article en revista
Revista
Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Data de publicació
2014-07
Volum
108
Número
7
Pàgina inicial
425
Pàgina final
430
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1093/trstmh/tru059 Obrir en finestra nova
Repositori
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/102945 Obrir en finestra nova
URL
http://trstmh.oxfordjournals.org/content/108/7/425 Obrir en finestra nova
Resum
Background: Gastroenteritis caused by rotavirus is responsible for approximately 810 deaths per year in children under 5 years of age in Peru and emerging rotavirus genotypes have led to concerns regarding cross-protection by the vaccines available. Moreover, there are no reports on the molecular epidemiology of rotavirus diarrhoea in Peru. Methods: A total of 131 stool samples were obtained from children under 5 years hospitalised from January 2010 to December 2012 in the Hospital Regional de C...
Citació
Espejo, P., Peralta, F., Cornejo, H., del Valle, LJ., Tapia, A., Bazan, J., Ruiz, J., Del Valle, J. Diarrhoea caused by rotavirus in a regional Peruvian hospital: Determination of circulating genotypes. "Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene", Juliol 2014, vol. 108, núm. 7, p. 425-430.
Paraules clau
Acute gastroenteritis, Epidemiology, Peru, Rotavirus, Viral genotypes
Grup de recerca
CRnE - Centre de Recerca en Ciència i Enginyeria Multiescala de Barcelona
PSEP - Polimers Sintètics: Estructura i Propietats. Polimers Biodegradables.

Participants

  • Weilg Espejo, Pablo  (autor)
  • Orellana Peralta, Fiorella  (autor)
  • Cornejo Pacheres, Hernán  (autor)
  • Del Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier  (autor)
  • Cornejo Tapia, Angela  (autor)
  • Bazan Mayra, Jorge  (autor)
  • Ruiz Blazquez, Joaquim  (autor)
  • Del Valle Mendoza, Juana  (autor)