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Rotavirus outbreak in a remote Aboriginal community: The burden of disease

Gelbart, Ben; Hansen-Knarhoi, Meredith; Binns, Philippa; Krause, Victoria


Aim: To document the burden of disease caused by an outbreak of rotavirus (RV) gastroenteritis in a remote Aboriginal community. Methods: During an outbreak of RV gastroenteritis, data were collected from patients notes, hospital and laboratory data. Age, date of presentation, severity of illness, number of total presentations, presentations per patient, total clinic hours per presentation, stool analysis, treatment and outcomes were measured. These data were compared with a time period of...[Show more]

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Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health
DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-1754.2006.00976.x


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