A Retrospective Analysis of Rotavirus and Adenovirus Infections in Pediatric Population Admitted to Emergency Department with Acute Gastroenteritis


Comce M., Kafadar D. , Erol M., Yigit O.

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC INFECTION, vol.11, no.4, pp.153-160, 2017 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 11 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.5578/ced.66368
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC INFECTION
  • Page Numbers: pp.153-160
  • Keywords: Adenovirus, rotavirus, acute gastroenteritis, hospitalization, child, VIRAL AGENTS, CHILDREN, DIARRHEA, VIRUSES

Abstract

Objective: Acute gastroenteritis (AGE) is a frequent reason of morbidity and mortality in children in both developed and underdeveloped countries. It is mostly caused by infectious agents which differ according to age groups and seasons. We aimed to review the frequency, and the age, gender, season of admission, characteristics and rate of hospitalization of rotavirus and adenovirus infections in pediatric population admitted to emergency department with AGE in which stool analysis was performed.