Prevalence of rotavirus genotypes in children younger than 5 years of age before the introduction of a universal rotavirus vaccination program: report of rotavirus surveillance in Turkey.


Durmaz R. , Kalaycioglu A. T. , Acar S., Bakkaloglu Z., Karagoz A., Korukluoglu G., ...Daha Fazla

PloS one, cilt.9, sa.12, 2014 (SCI Expanded İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

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Background: Group A rotaviruses are the most common causative agent of acute gastroenteritis among children less than 5 years of age throughout the world. This sentinel surveillance study was aimed to obtain baseline data on the rotavirus G and P genotypes across Turkey before the introduction of a universal rotavirus vaccination program.