Open Access Research article

Targeted rotavirus vaccination of high-risk infants; a low cost and highly cost-effective alternative to universal vaccination

Patricia Bruijning-Verhagen1*, Marie-Josée J Mangen1, Mariet Felderhof2, Nico G Hartwig3, Marlies van Houten2, Léon Winkel4, Wouter J de Waal5 and Marc JM Bonten1

Author Affiliations

1 Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Huispostnummer STR.6.131, Postbus 85500, Utrecht 3508 GA, The Netherlands

2 Department of Pediatrics, Spaarne Hospital, Postbus 770, Hoofddorp 2130 AT, The Netherlands

3 Department of Pediatrics, Sint-Franciscus Hospital, Postbus 10900, Rotterdam 3004 BA, The Netherlands

4 Department of Pediatrics, Kennemer Hospital, Postbus 417, Haarlem 2000 AK, The Netherlands

5 Department of Pediatrics, Diakonessen Hospital, Postbus 80250, Utrecht 3508 TG, The Netherlands

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BMC Medicine 2013, 11:112  doi:10.1186/1741-7015-11-112

Published: 26 April 2013

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Description nested case–control study: methods and results. Additional tables with cost calculations and model results.

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