Rotavirus vaccine effectiveness in low-income settings: An evaluation of the test-negative design

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Schwartz, Lauren M.; Halloran, M. Elizabeth; Rowhani-Rahbar, Ali; Neuzil, Kathleen M.; Victor, John C.; (2017)
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Journal: Vaccine,volume 35,issue 1,pages184-190 (issn: 0264-410X, eissn: 1873-2518)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5154240, doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2016.10.077
  • Subject: Vaccine | veterinary(all) | Immunology and Microbiology(all) | Rotavirus | Infectious Diseases | Molecular Medicine | Test-negative design | Article | Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
    mesheuropmc: virus diseases

Background The test-negative design (TND), an epidemiologic method currently used to measure rotavirus vaccine (RV) effectiveness, compares the vaccination status of rotavirus-positive cases and rotavirus-negative controls meeting a pre-defined case definition for acute... View more
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