Cost-effectiveness of rotavirus vaccination in Turkey


Koksal T., Akelma A. Z. , Koksal A. O. , Kutukoglu I., Ozdemir O., Yuksel C. N. , ...More

JOURNAL OF MICROBIOLOGY IMMUNOLOGY AND INFECTION, vol.50, no.5, pp.693-699, 2017 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 50 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jmii.2016.03.005
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF MICROBIOLOGY IMMUNOLOGY AND INFECTION
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.693-699
  • Keywords: cost effectiveness, gastroenteritis, hospitalized child, rotavirus, vaccination, CHILDREN, BURDEN, DISEASE, IMPACT, GASTROENTERITIS, EPIDEMIOLOGY, SURVEILLANCE, PREVENTION, INFECTION, VACCINES

Abstract

Background/Purpose: Cost-effectiveness studies about rotavirus (RV) vaccination programs were performed in many countries due to the severe economic burden of RV infections. This study is an economic evaluation performed to assess the potential for introducing the RV vaccine to the Turkish National Immunization Program.