Rotavirus: the green book, chapter 27b

Rotavirus immunisation information for public health professionals.


Update patch to chapter 27b: 28 August 2015

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Rotaviruses are ribonucleic acid (RNA) viruses that are contained within a protein capsule. Rotavirus strains are classified based on the outer layer proteins VP7 (G type) and VP4 (P type).

Published 30 April 2013
Last updated 28 August 2015 + show all updates
  1. Rotavirus chapter: section on premature infants edited to remove paragraph that is not relevant.
  2. Added patch for November 2013 publication.
  3. First published.