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- Jennings, Mary Carol, et al. Show all 7 Authors
- Vaccine 2018 v.36 no.51 pp. 7765-7768
- Rotavirus; burden of disease; children; diarrhea; enzyme immunoassays; feces; gastroenteritis; gender; hospitals; monitoring; mortality; public health; vaccination; vaccines; vomiting; Afghanistan
- ... Rotavirus gastroenteritis is estimated to cause approximately five thousand deaths annually among Afghan children under 5 years old. Because laboratory confirmation of rotavirus is not routinely performed in clinical settings, assessing the precise burden of disease attributable to severe rotavirus gastroenteritis typically requires active surveillance efforts. This study describes the current bur ...