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 ...
Analysis of a genotype G3P9 rotavirus a strain that shows evidence of multiple reassortment events between animal and human rotaviruses
The species A rotaviruses (RVA) are important gastroenteric pathogens that infect humans and animals. RVA genotype G3P has been described in human-animal reassortment events, and the complexity of its hosts motivates ...
G1P 8 Rotavirus in children with severe diarrhea in the post-vaccine introduction era in Brazil: evidence of reassortments and structural modifications of the antigenic VP7 and VP4 regions
Worldwide rotaviruses A (RVA) are responsible for approximately 215,000 deaths annually among children aged <5 years. RVA G1P remains associated with >50% of gastroenteritis cases in this age group. The aim of this study ...
Genetic diversity of the non-structural gene NSP4 of rotavirus circulating in the southeast region of Pará, Brazil
(Sociedade Brasileira de Virologia, 2017)
Phylogenetic analysis of human group C rotavirus in hospitalized children with gastroenteritis in Belém, Brazil
Group C rotavirus (RVC) is potentially an important pathogen associated with acute gastroenteritis (AG), especially in outbreaks. This study aims to detect and molecularly characterize RVC in hospitalized children with AG ...
Rotavirus strain surveillance for three years following the introduction of rotavirus vaccine into Belém, Brazil
The monovalent human rotavirus (RV) vaccine, RIX4414 (Rotarix , GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals) was introduced into Brazil's Expanded Program on Immunization in March 2006. One year after vaccine introduction, the G2P ...
Identification of rotavirus G and P genotypes in nursing and weaned piglets in the metropolitan region of Belém, Pará State, Northern Brazil
(Instituto Evandro Chagas, 2012)
Rotaviruses are an important agent of diarrhea in piglets, primarily during nursing and post-weaning with severity. The aim of this study was to identify rotavirus G and P genotypes obtained from piglets reared at five ...
Diversity of rotavirus strains circulating in Northern Brazil after introduction of a rotavirus vaccine: high prevalence of G3P genotype
Rotavirus A (RVA) is the most common cause of severe acute gastroenteritis in infants and young children worldwide, causing 453,000 deaths annually. In Brazil, the most frequent genotype identified was G1 during almost ...