Burden of diarrhea among children in Honduras, 2000-2004: estimates of the role of rotavirus La diarrea infantil en Honduras, 2000-2004: estimados del papel desempeñado por el rotavirus

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José Orlando Solórzano Girón ; Ida Berenice Molina ; Reina M. Turcios-Ruiz ; Claudia E. Quiroz Mejia ; Luis Miguel Amendola ; Lucia Helena de Oliveira ; Jon K. Andrus ; Paul W. Stupp ; Joseph S. Bresee ; Roger I. Glass (2006)
  • Publisher: Pan American Health Organization
  • Journal: Revista Panamericana de Salud Pública (issn: 1020-4989, eissn: 1680-5348)
  • Subject: Diarrea | infecciones por rotavirus | costos de la atención en salud | preescolar | lactante | recién nacido | Honduras | Diarrhea | rotavirus infections | health care costs | child | infant | infant | Honduras | Medicine | R | Arctic medicine. Tropical medicine | RC955-962 | Public aspects of medicine | RA1-1270

OBJECTIVES: To estimate the annual burden of diarrhea and of diarrhea that is associated with rotavirus (RV) in children who are treated at public clinics and hospitals in Honduras. METHODS: Data were collected from computerized records of all children < 5 years old tre... View more
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