Tag: rotavirus

Kids dying form diarrhea … Really !! a serious disease !!

Plus d’un demi million d’enfants et bambins meurent de diarrhée chaque année Malgré les progrès significatifs qui ont permis de réduire le nombre de décès causés par les maladies diarrhéiques ces dernières décennies… les maladies diarrhéiques sont l’une des plus grandes causes de décès des bambins dans le monde En

Efficacy of a Low-Cost, Heat-Stable Rotavirus Vaccine

Efficacy of a Low-Cost, Heat-Stable Rotavirus Vaccine

Rotavirus is the leading cause of severe gastroenteritis among young children. The two currently approved oral rotavirus vaccines require refrigeration, which makes transportation and storage difficult, especially in resource-constrained areas such as sub-Saharan Africa, which has the highest burden of rotavirus-related mortality. BRV-PV is a live attenuated vaccine containing 5

Norovirus: Prevention & Symptoms

Norovirus: Prevention & Symptoms

Every year, millions of people all over the world get norovirus. It can be contracted any time of the year and can spread very easily from person to person. So what is norovirus? Well, it’s more commonly known as the stomach bug or stomach flu. It can lead to gastroenteritis

RotaTeq (RV5)

RotaTeq (RV5)

In this video, I will demonstrate how to administer RV5 rotavirus vaccine, or Rotateq. RV5 is administered in an infant’s mouth. The oral-administration route is abbreviated PO. RV5 is a live, attenuated vaccine that protects an infant from rotavirus infections. RV5 is routinely administered as a series of three oral

Reducing sugar/ pH  a key indicators of Viral diarrhoea

Reducing sugar/ pH a key indicators of Viral diarrhoea

Impression: pH below 5.5 and Reducing substance-Present and specimen i.e. infentile diarrhoeal stool , thus diarrhoea suggestive for Rota viral diarrhoea. Rotavirus is the most common cause of diarrhoeal disease among infants and young children. It is a genus of double-stranded RNA viruses in the family Reoviridae. Nearly every child