Astrovirus Infection and Diarrhea in 8 Countries

Pediatrics
January 2018, VOLUME 141 / ISSUE
http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/141/1?current-issue=y

Astrovirus Infection and Diarrhea in 8 Countries
Maribel Paredes Olortegui, Saba Rouhani, Pablo Peñataro Yori, Mery Siguas Salas, Dixner Rengifo Trigoso, Dinesh Mondal, Ladaporn Bodhidatta, James Platts-Mills, Amidou Samie, Furqan Kabir, Aldo Lima, Sudhir Babji, Sanjaya Kumar Shrestha, Carl J. Mason, Adil Kalam, Pascal Bessong, Tahmeed Ahmed, Estomih Mduma, Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, Ila Lima, Rakhi Ramdass, Lawrence H. Moulton, Dennis Lang, Ajila George, Anita K.M. Zaidi, Gagandeep Kang, Eric R. Houpt, Margaret N. Kosek, on behalf of the MAL-ED Network
Pediatrics Jan 2018, 141 (1) e20171326; DOI: 10.1542/peds.2017-1326
We present evidence of astrovirus burden in vulnerable communities and suggestive protective immunity to infection, incentivizing ongoing vaccine development for viral gastroenteritis in young children.