• A multi-country study of intussusception in children under 2 years of age in Latin America: analysis of prospective surveillance data 

      Sáez-Llorens, Xavier; Velázquez, F. Raul; Lopez, Pio; Espinoza, Felix; Linhares, Alexandre da Costa; Abate, Hector; Nuñez, Ernesto; Venegas, Guillermo; Vergara, Rodrigo; Jimenez, Ana L; Rivera, Maribel; Aranza, Carlos; Richardson, Vesta; Macias-Parra, Mercedes; Palacios, Guillermo Ruiz; Rivera, Luiz; Ortega-Barria, Eduardo; Cervantes, Yolanda; Ruttimann, Ricardo; Rubio, Pilar; Acosta, Camilo J; Newbern, Claire; Verstraeten, Thomas; Breuer, Thomas (BioMed Central, 2013)
      Background: Intussusception (IS) is a form of acute intestinal obstruction that occurs mainly in infants and is usually of unknown cause. An association between IS and the first licensed rotavirus vaccine, a reassortantt ...
    • Rotavirus gastroenteritis in Latin America: a hospital-based study in children under 3 years of age 

      Linhares, Alexandre da Costa; Macias-Parra, Mercedes; Sáez-Llorens, Xavier; Vergara, Rodrigo; Jimenez, Elias; Velázquez, F. Raul; Cervantes, Yolanda; Abate, Héctor José; Rivera, Luis; Ruttimann, Ricardo; Rivera-Medina, Doris Maribel; Salinas, Belén; Ortega-Barria, Eduardo; Rubio, Pilar; Breuer, Thomas B (Elsevier, 2012)
      Rotavirus is the leading cause of severe diarrheal disease and dehydration in infants in both developed and developing countries. Vaccines have recently been developed, but detailed epidemiological information, which is ...