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Volume 10, Number 6—June 2004

First Report from the Asian Rotavirus Surveillance Network

Joseph S. Bresee*Comments to Author , Zhao-Yin Fang†, Bei Wang‡, E.A.S. Nelson§, John Tam§, Yati Soenarto¶, Siswanto Agus Wilopo¶, Paul Kilgore#, Jung Soo Kim**, Jung Oak Kang††, Wong Swee Lan‡‡, Chan Lee Gaik§§, Kyaw Moe¶¶, Kow-Tong Chen##, Chuleeporn Jiraphongsa***, Yaowapa Pongsuwanna***, Nguyen Van Man†††, Phan Van Tu‡‡‡, Le Thi Luan†††, Erik Hummelman*, Jon R. Gentsch*, Roger Glass*, and the members of the Asian Rotavirus Surveillance Network
Author affiliations: *Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; †Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing, People’s Republic of China (PRC); ‡Southeast University, Nanjing, PRC; §Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Special Administrative Region (SAR), PRC; ¶Gadjah Mada University, Yogyakarta, Indonesia; #International Vaccine Institute, Seoul, Korea; **Chonbuk National University Medical School, Chonju, Korea; ††Hanyang University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea; ‡‡Institute of Pediatrics, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; §§Kuching Hospital, Kuching, Malaysia; ¶¶Ministry of Health, Yangon, Myanmar; ##Department of Health, Taipei, Taiwan; ***Ministry of Public Health, Nonthaburi, Thailand; †††Poliomyelitis Vaccine Research and Production Center, Hanoi, Vietnam; ‡‡‡Pasteur Institute, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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Table 3

Comparison of results of rotavirus detection in hospitalized children from current and past studies

Site Past studies
ARSN results
Ref. Y of study % rotavirus positive % rotavirus positive % increase (decrease)
Hong Kong
Vietnam (30) 1981–1984 22 59 37

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1Asian Rotavirus Surveillance Network Members–China: Hua-Ping Xie, Jing Zhang, Du Zeng-Qing, Hui Shen, Tian Jian-Mei, Sun Li-Wei, Qing Zhang, Li-Shu Zheng, Hua-Ping Xie, Li-Wei Sun, Jing-Yu Tang, Zeng-Qing Du, Li Ma, Hui Shen, Hong-Ying Gu, Xiao-Bo Song, Zhi-Yi Xu; Hong Kong, SAR: Paul.K.S. Chan, Agnes C.K. Cheng, Tai-Fai Fok, Kin-Sing Ip, Chi-Hang Ng, Kin-Hung Poon, Tracey C.S. Tsen, Joyce S.W. Lee; Indonesia: Abu Tholib Aman, Mega, Rully, Bachryan Eljuta, Nenny Sri Mulyani; Malaysia: Rozita Rosli, Nur Atiqah Ng Abdullah, Shamzarina Mohamad; Korea: Dr. Park, Ha-Baik Lee, Nyambat Batmunkh, Jai Myung Yang, Jeong Kee Seo, Jae Sung Ko, Young J. Hur, Tae Hee Park, Moran Ki, Doosung Cheon; Taiwan: Ren-Bin Tang, Ping-Ing Lee, Po-Yen Chen, Yung-Feng Huang, Hour-Young Chen; Thailand: Utcharee Intusoma, Urai Poonawakul, Surasak Kowasupathr, Pipat Klueabwang, Pramot Arpornthip, Nakorn Premsri, Piyanit Tharmaphornpilas, Wanna Harnchaowarakun, Prayura Kunasol, Wandee Warawit, Ratigorn Guntapong; Vietnam: Nguyen Van Trang; Duong, Huong, Nhi; United States: Umesh Parashar, Julie Jacobson, Jon Gentsch; World Health Organization: Bernard Ivanoff, Duncan Steele.

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