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Seroepidemiology of rotavirus infection in rural Bangladesh.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6247368     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A prospective seroepidemiological study of rotavirus infection was performed in children in a village in rural Bangladesh. Ninety-three percent of the children had detectable antibodies during the study, and there were 66 significant rises in titer occurring in 57 of the 85 children. Antibody titer rises occurred in older children and younger children with equal frequency. Nine children (11%) had evidence of multiple infections during the 16-month period. Winter infections were most frequent, although one summer (monsoon) season was also associated with a large cluster. Subjects with high titers (greater than 1:8) of antibody less frequently developed a titer rise than did subjects with lower titers.
D A Sack; R H Gilman; A Z Kapikian; K M Aziz
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical microbiology     Volume:  11     ISSN:  0095-1137     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Clin. Microbiol.     Publication Date:  1980 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1980-08-15     Completed Date:  1980-08-15     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505564     Medline TA:  J Clin Microbiol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  530-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Antibodies, Viral / analysis*
Child, Preschool
Prospective Studies
RNA Viruses / immunology*
Rotavirus / immunology*
Rural Population*
Time Factors
Virus Diseases / epidemiology*,  immunology
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antibodies, Viral

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