Table 9

Label changes to Rotarix® and RotaTeq™ vaccines (circa 2010).

Rotarix® label

"In the manufacturing process, porcine-derived materials are used.

Porcine circovirus type 1 (PCV-1) is present in Rotarix. PCV-1 is not known to cause disease in humans."


RotaTeq™ label

"In the manufacturing process for RotaTeq, a porcine-derived material is used. DNA from porcine circoviruses (PCV) 1 and 2 has been detected in RotaTeq. PCV-1 and PCV-2 are not known to cause disease in humans."


Payne et al. BMC Pediatrics 2011 11:83   doi:10.1186/1471-2431-11-83

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