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The emergence of rotavirus G12 and the prevalence of enteric viruses in hospitalized pediatric diarrheal patients in southern Vietnam.

Abstract:

Diarrhea is a major cause of childhood morbidity and mortality in developing countries, and the majority of infections are of viral etiology. We aimed to compare the etiological prevalence of the major enteric viruses in an urban and a rural setting in southern Vietnam. We simultaneously screened fecal specimens from 362 children in Ho Chi Minh City and Dong Thap province that were hospitalized with acute diarrhea over a 1-month-long period for four viral gastrointestinal pathogens. Rotavirus...

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10.4269/ajtmh.2011.11-0364

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Tra My, PV More by this author
Holmes, EC More by this author
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Journal:
The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene
Volume:
85
Issue:
4
Pages:
768-775
Publication date:
2011-10-05
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EISSN:
1476-1645
ISSN:
0002-9637
URN:
uuid:fce99658-32ab-4887-a5ab-279c2b418d50
Source identifiers:
186622
Local pid:
pubs:186622

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