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Volume 13, Number 10—October 2007

Predominance of Rotavirus P[4]G2 in a Vaccinated Population, Brazil

Ricardo Q. Gurgel*†Comments to Author , Luis E. Cuevas†‡, Sarah C.F. Vieira*, Vanessa C.F. Barros*, Paula B. Fontes*, Eduardo F. Salustino*, Osamu Nakagomi§, Toyoko Nakagomi§, Winifred Dove†, Nigel Cunliffe†, and Charles A. Hart†
Author affiliations: *Federal University of Sergipe, Aracaju, Brazil; †University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom; ‡Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom; §Nagasaki University, Nagasaki, Japan;

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Frequency of rotavirus infection by vaccination status and age, Aracaju, Sergipe, Brazil*

Age, y Rotavirus Vaccinated, no. (%) Not vaccinated, no. (%) p value
<1 Positive 3 (7) 5 (26) 0.05
Negative 41 (93) 14 (74)
1–2 Positive 1 (25) 8 (23) NS
Negative 3 (75) 27(77)
>2 Positive NA 4 (15)
Negative NA 23 (85)

*Children were considered vaccinated if they had received 2 doses of vaccine. NS, not significant; NA, not applicable.

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