Saratov JOURNAL of Medical and Scientific Research

Levin D.U.

Saratov State Medical University n.a. V. I. Razumovsky, Department of Children Infectious Diseases and Polyclinic Pediatrics n.a. N. R. Ivanov, Assistant Professor, PhD

Rotavirus infection in children: clinical and laboratory features and catamnesis

Year: 2013, volume 9 Issue: №3 Pages: 504-508
Heading: Infectious Diseases Article type: Original article
Authors: Mikhailova E.V., Levin D.U., Danilov A.N., Koshkin A.P., Lavrentiev G.P.
Organization: Saratov State Medical University

Purpose is to study the clinical, laboratory and instrumental characteristics of the course of rotavirus infection in children up to 3 years in the acute phase and during the convalescence period. Material and methods. A clinical, laboratory and instrumental examination of 320 children up to 3 years with moderate to severe rotavirus infection. Results. The presence of long-term persistence of rotavirus recovering from rotavirus infection. Identified functional disorders of the digestive system in the acute period and the period of convalescence in children up to 3 years with rotavirus infection. Conclusion. For a long period (up to 3 months), almost half of patients may experience intestinal dysfunction, possibly related to the long-term persistence of rotavirus.

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