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Trends Over Time (1990-2010) of Diarrhoea-related Hospitalizations and Deaths in Children < 5 Years of Age in Brazil

This study has been completed.
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First received: August 3, 2010
Last updated: November 8, 2012
Last verified: November 2012
This study aims at collecting data to obtain baseline incidence and monitor trends over time in hospitalizations and deaths from all cause gastroenteritis in children <5 years of age, before and after implementation of Rotarix™ universal mass vaccination in Brazil.

Condition Intervention
Other: Database analysis

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Ecologic or Community
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Time Trend Analysis of Diarrhea-related Hospitalizations and Deaths in Children < 5 Years of Age in Brazil, 1990-2010

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Occurrence of all cause gastroenteritis related hospital discharges and deaths [ Time Frame: In post vaccine introduction period compared to pre-vaccination period (gastroenteritis related hospital discharges from 1998 to 2010, gastroenteritis related deaths from 1990 to 2009) ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Occurrence of all cause gastroenteritis related hospital discharges and hospital deaths by year, region and age groups [ Time Frame: From 1998 to 2010 ]
  • Occurrence of all cause gastroenteritis related deaths by year, region and age groups [ Time Frame: From 1990 to 2009 ]

Enrollment: 1
Study Start Date: December 2008
Study Completion Date: June 2012
Primary Completion Date: June 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
Gastroenteritis Cohort
All children suffering with gastroenteritis
Other: Database analysis
Review and collect data from database

Detailed Description:
In this study baseline gastroenteritis related hospital discharges and mortality data from the Ministry of Health databases (DATASUS) will be compared to the current data after introduction of Rotarix™.

Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 5 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
All children <5 years of age being hospitalized due to gastroenteritis between 1998 and 2010 and deceased due to gastroenteritis between 1990 and 2009 in Brazil.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Gastroenteritis associated hospital discharges and gastroenteritis related deaths occurring in children <5 years of age during the period analyzed and registered in the DATASUS databases will be collected for the study

Exclusion Criteria:

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01175252

GSK Investigational Site
Belem, Pará, Brazil, 66 090 000
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: GSK Clinical Trials GlaxoSmithKline
  More Information

Lanzieri TM et al. The impact of rotavirus vaccination on gastroenteritis hospitalizations among children <5 years in Brazil. Abstract presented at the 6th World Congress of World Society for Pediatric Infectious Diseases (WSPID). Buenos Aires, Argentina, 18-22 November 2009.
Lanzieri TM et al. Impact of rotavirus vaccination on childhood diarrheal deaths in Brazil. Abstract presented at the 9th International Rotavirus Symposium (IRS). Johannesburg, South Africa, 2-3 August 2010.

Responsible Party: GlaxoSmithKline Identifier: NCT01175252     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 112368
Study First Received: August 3, 2010
Last Updated: November 8, 2012

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Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Signs and Symptoms, Digestive
Signs and Symptoms
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Digestive System Diseases processed this record on May 25, 2017