Impact of acute rotavirus gastroenteritis on pediatric outpatient practices in the United States

Journal Name: 
Pediatr Infect Dis J
Authors: 
Coffin,S.E.
Elser,J.
Marchant,C.
Sawyer,M.
Pollara,B.
Fayorsey,R.
Nelson,L.
Lawley,D.
Goveia,M.
Stek,J.
Hille,D.
KiNubile,M.J.
Abstract: 
OBJECTIVES: The objectives of this study were to determine the presenting symptoms, healthcare utilization, and lost time from work and day care associated with acute rotavirus gastroenteritis. METHODS: During the winter to spring seasons of 2002-2003 or 2003-2004, children or=3 watery or looser-than-normal stools and/or forceful vomiting within a 24-hour period beginning
7
2006
Volume: 
25
Pages: 
584-589
Keywords: 
Fever, Methods, Multicenter Studies, PeRC, Seasons, United States, utilization