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Surveillance of Rotavirus Gastroenteritis in Children <5 Years

Information source: Soroka University Medical Center
ClinicalTrials.gov processed this data on August 23, 2015
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Condition(s) targeted: Gastroenteritis; Rotavirus Infections

Phase: N/A

Status: Recruiting

Sponsored by: Soroka University Medical Center


The purpose of this study is to monitor diarrheal disease and observe changes after the introduction of the rota vaccine.

Clinical Details

Official title: Surveillance of Rotavirus Gastroenteritis Among Children <5 Years of Age Visiting the Pediatric Emergency Room in Southern Israel

Study design: Observational Model: Ecologic or Community, Time Perspective: Prospective

Primary outcome: epidemiology of rota virus disease in southern Israel before and after the rota virus vaccine introduction

Secondary outcome: To compare rotavirus gastroenteritis among children <5 years of age from Jewish and Bedouin populations.

Detailed description: Monitoring of diarrheal disease and observe changes after the introduction of the rota vaccine Comparing the epidemiology in Jewish and Bedouin population before and after the introduction of the rota vaccine into the national immunization program


Minimum age: N/A. Maximum age: 5 Years. Gender(s): Both.


Inclusion Criteria: 1. Children < 5 years with 2. Gastro enteritis 3. Visiting the ER 4. Residents of southern Israel

5. Signed informed concent -

Exclusion Criteria: Not all of the above

Locations and Contacts

Pediatric infectious disease unit Soroka U medical center, Beer Sheva 84101, Israel; Recruiting
David Greenberg, MD, Phone: 97286400547, Email: dudi@bgu.ac.il
Oshrit Sabach, Phone: 97286400547, Email: sabacho@bgu.ac.il
Ron Dagan, MD, Principal Investigator
Additional Information

Starting date: October 2005
Last updated: May 31, 2011

Page last updated: August 23, 2015

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