Archives of Virology

, Volume 152, Issue 10, pp 1951–1954

Lack of shedding of the RIX4414 live attenuated rotavirus vaccine administered to adult volunteers

Authors

  • L. Zibrik
    • Division of Metabolic and Cellular Medicine, School of Clinical SciencesUniversity of Liverpool
    • Department of Medical Microbiology and Genitourinary MedicineUniversity of Liverpool
  • W. Dove
    • Department of Medical Microbiology and Genitourinary MedicineUniversity of Liverpool
  • F. McArdle
    • Division of Metabolic and Cellular Medicine, School of Clinical SciencesUniversity of Liverpool
  • R. Rustom
    • Division of Metabolic and Cellular Medicine, School of Clinical SciencesUniversity of Liverpool
  • C. A. Hart
    • Department of Medical Microbiology and Genitourinary MedicineUniversity of Liverpool
  • M. J. Jackson
    • Division of Metabolic and Cellular Medicine, School of Clinical SciencesUniversity of Liverpool
Rapid Communication

DOI: 10.1007/s00705-007-1025-y

Cite this article as:
Zibrik, L., Dove, W., McArdle, F. et al. Arch Virol (2007) 152: 1951. doi:10.1007/s00705-007-1025-y

Summary

Ten adult volunteers were given the RIX4414 rotavirus vaccine; one volunteer shed a small amount of virus antigen but not live virus. This suggests that parents of vaccinated children are unlikely to spread the vaccine.

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