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 ...
Phylogenetic analysis of probable non-human genes of group A rotaviruses isolated from children with acute gastroenteritis in Belém, Brazil
Rotaviruses (RVs) are the main cause of acute viral gastroenteritis in both humans and young animals of various species such as calves, horses, pigs, dogs, cats, and birds. The genetic diversity of RVs is related to a ...
Molecular characterization of VP4 and NSP4 genes from rotavirus strains infecting neonates and young children in Belém, Brazil
Several reports have identified P specificities in humans and in animals in different countries of the world, but few sequence data are available in public databases. In this work we have characterized the VP4 strains ...
Oral live attenuated rotavirus vaccine (RotarixTM) offers a sustained high protection against severe G9P rotavirus gastroenteritis during the first two years of life in Brazilian children
(Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, 2012)
In a large Phase III trial conducted in 10 Latin American countries, the safety and efficacy of the live attenuated monovalent rotavirus vaccine RIX4414 was evaluated in 15,183 healthy infants followed up during the first ...
Clinical severity and rotavirus vaccination among children hospitalized for ccute gastroenteritis in Belém, Northern Brazil
(Oxford University Press, 2016)
In March 2006, Brazil introduced the monovalent rotavirus (RV) vaccine (RotarixTM) into the public sector. This study assessed the severity of rotavirus gastroenteritis (RVGE) according to the vaccination status among ...
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 ...
Caracterização molecular do genótipo G9 de rotavírus em fezes de crianças diarréicas em Belém, Pará
(Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical, 2008)