Seroepidemiology of human group C rotavirus in South Africa

A. D. Steele*, V. L.A. James

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Sera from three separate healthy population cohorts were used to determine the incidence of group C rotavirus infections in 1,356 South Africans. Using an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay based on a recombinant group C rotavirus VP6 protein, the total percent positivity was found to be 34.4% (range, 33 to 38%), with almost half of the population infected after the age of 20 years.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4142-4144
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Clinical Microbiology
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1999


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