(Guanabara Koogan, 2013)
(Guanabara Koogan, 2005)
Effectiveness of the monovalent G1P human rotavirus vaccine against hospitalization for severe G2P rotavirus gastroenteritis in Belém, Brazil
(Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2011)
Background: Brazil initiated universal immunization of infants with the G1P human rotavirus (RV) vaccine in March 2006. This study evaluated vaccine effectiveness (VE) against severe rotavirus gastroenteritis (RVGE) ...
Rotavirus vaccines: a major impact on public health six years post-licensure
(Instituto Evandro Chagas, 2011)
Sustained decrease in gastroenteritis-related deaths and hospitalizations in children less than 5 years of age after the introduction of rotavirus vaccination: a time–trend analysis in Brazil (2001–2010)
(Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2016)
Background: Rotavirus (RV) vaccine, Rotarix, was introduced into the Brazil national immunization program in 2006. To estimate populationlevel vaccine effect, we conducted a time–trend analysis on all-cause gastroenter ...
Characterization of novel intragenotype recombination events among norovirus pandemic GII.4 variants
Recently, there has been an increase in the number of children hospitalized due to norovirus infection in Brazil. This is due both to the occurrence of more severe norovirus-related gastroenteritis cases after the introduction ...
Detection and genetic characterization of the emergent GII.17_2014 norovirus genotype among children with gastroenteritis from Northern Brazil.
Norovirus is the most important cause of viral gastroenteritis outbreaks worldwide. Recently, a novel GII.17 norovirus variant emerged and caused epidemics in Asian countries, replacing the GII.4 Sydney 2012 strain in ...
Rotavirus serotype distribution in northern Brazil trends over a 27 year period pre and post national vaccine introduction
In Brazil, a rotavirus vaccine was included in the public sector in March 2006. In order to identify a possible effect of vaccination on rotavirus strains we evaluated the distribution of serotypes/genotypes in northern ...
Norovirus RNA in serum associated with increased fecal viral load in children: detection, quantification and molecular analysis.
(Public Library of Science, 2018)
Worldwide, norovirus (NoV) is a major cause of acute gastroenteritis (AGE) responsible for pandemics every ~3 years, and over 200,000 deaths per year, with the majority in children from developing countries. We investigate ...