The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 85, Issue 5, pp 337–338 | Cite as

Regional Genotyping of Rotavirus: Role in Vaccine Development

  • Anshu SrivastavaEmail author
  • Rishi Bolia
Editorial commentary


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© Dr. K C Chaudhuri Foundation 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology, SGPGIMSLucknowIndia

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