Textbooks and Publications
- Surveillance Manual – Chapter 13: Rotavirus
Manual for the Surveillance of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases (4th Edition, 2008). Describes the disease, background, importance of rapid identification, importance of surveillance, disease reduction goals, case definition, laboratory testing, reporting, vaccination, enhancing surveillance, case investigation, outbreak investigation, and outbreak control.
- Pink Book's Chapter on Rotavirus (740 KB, 12 pages)
Epidemiology & Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases textbook.
- Rotavirus Surveillance — Worldwide, 2009
MMWR. 2011; 60(16):514-6.
- Reduction in rotavirus after vaccine introduction — United States, 2000-2009
MMWR. 2009; 58(41):1146-9.
- Prevention of rotavirus gastroenteritis among infants and children recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP)
MMWR. 2009; 58(RR02):1-25.
Vaccine Impact and Surveillance
- Gastañaduy PA, Curns AT, Parashar UD, Lopman BA. Gastroenteritis hospitalizations in older children and adults in the United States before and after implementation of infant rotavirus vaccination. JAMA. 2013 Aug 28;310(8):851-3.
- Tate JE, Haynes A, Payne DC, Cortese MM, Lopman BA, Patel MM, et al. Trends in national rotavirus activity before and after introduction of rotavirus vaccine into the national immunization program in the United States, 2000 to 2012. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2013;32(7):741-4.
- Patel MM, Glass R, Desai R, Tate JE, Parashar UD. Fulfilling the promise of rotavirus vaccines: how far have we come since licensure? The Lancet Infectious Diseases. 7// 2012;12(7):561-570 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099(12)70029-4
- Cortes JE, Curns AT, Tate JE, Cortese MM, Patel MM, Zhou F, Parashar UD. Rotavirus vaccine and health care utilization for diarrhea in U.S. children. N Engl J Med. 2011;365(12):1108-17.
- Payne DC, Staat MA, Edwards KM, Szilagyi PG, Weinberg GA, et al. Direct and indirect effects of rotavirus vaccination upon childhood hospitalizations in 3 US counties, 2006–2009. Clin Infect Dis. 2011. DOI: 10.1093/cid/cir307
- Cortese MM, Immergluck LC, Held M, Jain S, Chan T, Grizas AP, et al. Effectiveness of monovalent and pentavalent rotavirus vaccine. Pediatrics. 2013;132(1):e25-33.
- Payne DC, Boom JA, Staat MA, Edwards KM, Szilagyi PG, Klein EJ, et al. Effectiveness of pentavalent and monovalent rotavirus vaccines in concurrent use among US children <5 years of age, 2009-2011. Clin Infect Dis. 2013;57(1):13-20.
- Tate JE, Mijatovic-Rustempasic S, Tam KI, Lyde FC, Payne DC, Szilagyi P, et al. Comparison of 2 laboratory assays for diagnosis of rotavirus in children with acute gastroenteritis. Emerg Infect Dis. 2013 Aug. DOI: 10.3201/eid1908.130461
- Ruiz-Palacios G, Pérez-Schael I, Velázquez F, Abate H, Breuer T, Clemens SC, et al. Safety and efficacy of an attenuated vaccine against severe rotavirus gastroenteritis. N Engl J Med. 2006;354(1):11-22.
- Vesikari T, Matson D, Dennehy P, Damme P, Santosham M, Rodriguez Z, et al. Safety and efficacy of a pentavalent human-bovine (WC3) reassortant rotavirus vaccine. N Engl J Med. 2006;354(1):23-33.
- Patel MM, López-Collada VR, Bulhões MM, De Oliveira LH, Bautista Márquez A, Flannery B, et al. Intussusception risk and health benefits of rotavirus vaccination in Mexico and Brazil. N Engl J Med. 2011;364(24):2283-92.
- Armah GE, Sow SO, Breiman RF, Dallas MJ, Tapia MD, Feikin DR, et al. Efficacy of pentavalent rotavirus vaccine against severe rotavirus gastroenteritis in infants in developing countries in sub-Saharan Africa: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. Lancet. 2010;376(9741):606-14.
- Richardson, V, Hernandez-Pichardo, J, Quintanar-Solares, M, Esparza-Aguilar, M, Johnson, B, Gomez-Altamirano CM, Parashar UD, et al. Effect of rotavirus vaccination on death from childhood diarrhea in Mexico. N Engl J Med. 2010;362:299-305.
- Madhi, SA, Cunliffe NA, Steele D, Witte D, Kirsten M, Louw C, et al. Effect of human rotavirus vaccine on severe diarrhea in African infants. N Engl J Med. 2010;362:289-98.
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