• Burden and typing of rotavirus group A in Latin America and the Caribbean: systematic review and meta-analysis 

      Linhares, Alexandre da Costa; Stupka, Juan A; Ciapponi, Agustín; Bardach, Ariel E; Glujovsky, Demián; Aruj, Patricia K; Mazzoni, Agustina; Rodriguez, Jefferson A. Buendía; Rearte, Analía; Lanzieri, Tatiana M; Ortega-Barria, Eduardo; Colindres, Romulo (Wiley, 2011)
      The efficacy of licensed rotavirus vaccines has only been shown against certain rotavirus group A (RV-A) types. It is critical to understand the burden of rotavirus gastroenteritis (RVGE) and its prevalent types to assess ...
    • Effectiveness of the monovalent G1P[8] rotavirus vaccine against hospitalization for severe G2P[4] rotavirus gastroenteritis in Belém, Brazil. 

      Justino, Maria Cleonice Aguiar; Linhares, Alexandre da Costa; Lanzieri, Tatiana M; Miranda, Yllen; Mascarenhas, Joana D'Arc Pereira; Abreu, Erika; Guerra, Sylvia de Fátima dos Santos; Oliveira, Alessilva do Socorro Lima de; Silva, Veronilce B da; Sanchez, Nervo; Meyer, Nadia; Shafi, Fakrudeen; Ortega-Barria, Eduardo; Soriano-Gabarró, Montse; Colindres, Romulo E (Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2011)
      Background: Brazil initiated universal immunization of infants with the G1P_8_ human rotavirus (RV) vaccine in March 2006. This study evaluated vaccine effectiveness (VE) against severe rotavirus gastroenteritis (RVGE) ...
    • Impact of rotavirus vaccination on childhood deaths from diarrhea in Brazil 

      Lanzieri, Tatiana M; Linhares, Alexandre da Costa; Costa, Iolanda; Kolhe, Devayani A; Cunha, Maria Helena; Ortega-Barria, Eduardo; Colindres, Romulo E (Elsevier, 2011)
      Objectives: Rotavirus vaccination was introduced in Brazil in March 2006, targeting an annual birth cohort of approximately 3.5 million. We analyzed trends in all-cause gastroenteritis-related deaths in children >5 years ...