Browsing by Author "Vainio, Kirsti"
Effect of withholding breastfeeding on the immune response to a live oral rotavirus vaccine in North Indian infants Rongsen-Chandola, Temsunaro; Strand, Tor A.; Goyal, Nidhi; Flem, Elmira; Singh Rathore, Sudeep; Arya, Alok; Winje, Brita Askeland; Lazarus, Robin; Shanmugasundaram, Elango; Babji, Sudhir; Sommerfelt, Halvor; Vainio, Kirsti; Kang, Gagandeep; Bhandari, Nita (Elsevier, 2014-08-11)Interference from transplacental and breast milk antibodies may impede the performance of oral livevaccines. The effect of breastfeeding on the immunogenicity of Rotarix®, a two-dose oral monova-lent rotavirus vaccine, was ...Journal article
Genetic diversity of circulating rotavirus strains in Tanzania prior to the introduction of vaccination Moyo, Sabrina John; Blomberg, Bjørn; Hanevik, Kurt; Kommedal, Øyvind; Vainio, Kirsti; Maselle, Samwel Y.; Langeland, Nina (PLoS, 2014-05-20)Background: Tanzania currently rolls out vaccination against rotavirus-diarrhea, a major cause of child illness and death. As the vaccine covers a limited number of rotavirus variants, this study describes the molecular ...Journal article
Prevalence of enteropathogenic viruses and molecular characterization of group A rotavirus among children with diarrhea in Dar es Salaam Tanzania Moyo, Sabrina John; Njølstad, Gro; Vainio, Kirsti; Matee, Mecky I.; Kitundu, Jesse; Maselle, Samwel Y.; Langeland, Nina; Myrmel, Helge (BioMed Central, 2007-12-27)Background Different groups of viruses have been shown to be responsible for acute diarrhea among children during their first few years of life. Epidemiological knowledge of viral agents is critical for the development ...Journal articlePeer reviewed