Australian Rotavirus Surveillance Program: Annual Report, 2018.
Susie Roczo-Farkas, Julie E Bines, undefined Australian Rotavirus Surveillance Group
Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report | Commonwealth Department of Health & Aged Care | Published : 2021
Abstract: This report, from the Australian Rotavirus Surveillance Program and collaborating laboratories Australia-wide, describes the rotavirus genotypes identified in children and adults with acute gastroenteritis during the period 1 January to 31 December 2018. During this period, 690 faecal specimens were referred for rotavirus G- and P- genotype analysis, including 607 samples that were confirmed as rotavirus positive. Of these, 457/607 were wild-type rotavirus strains and 150/607 were identified as rotavirus vaccine-like. Genotype analysis of the 457 wild-type rotavirus samples from both children and adults demonstrated that G3P was the dominant genotype nationally, identified in 52..View full abstract