Open Access and Peer-reviewed Medical Journal
Home Journal Issues Guide for Authors Editorial Board Aims & Scope About Journal


Original Research 


Complementary Nutrition and Breastfeeding In Rotavirus Diarrhea

Cigdem EL, Mehmet Emin Celikkaya.

Abstract
Background: Rotavirus is the most common cause of acute gastroenteritis due to severe diarrhea and related hospitalizations and infant deaths, especially in the infant stage in both developed and developing countries. The aim of this study is to retrospectively determine the frequency, seasonal distribution and nutritional relationship of rotavirus in infants who were admitted to our hospital with the diagnosis of acute gastroenteritis.
Material and Method: 383 infants who were admitted to the hospital between October 2016 and March 2018 with the diagnosis of acute gastroenteritis and examined for rotavirus antigen in feces.
Results: The average age of 383 infants taken to study is 8.2 months. 41.8% of the patients were female (n:160) and 58.2% were male (n:223). When stool specimens were examined, 33.68% (n:129) rotavirus antigens were detected in 383 cases. Of these 129 cases in whom rotavirus antigen was detected, 41.9% were female (n:54) and 58.1% were male (n:75).
Discussion: We think that rotavirus should be kept in mind as an agent of acute diarrhea especially in winter and spring in infants. Thus unnecessary and costly investigations and treatments can be prevented. Additionally, breastfeeding only in the first 180 days will reduce the frequency of rotavirus diarrhea in the infant period.
Keywords: Breastfeeding, complementary nutrition, infant, rotavirus

Key words: Breastfeeding, complementary nutrition, infant, rotavirus


 
ARTICLE TOOLS
Abstract
PDF Fulltext
Print this article Print this Article
How to cite this articleHow to cite this article
Export to
Export to
Related Records
 Articles by Cigdem EL
Articles by Mehmet Emin Celikkaya
on Google
on Google Scholar
Article Statistics
 Viewed: 69
Downloaded: 36
Cited: 0


How to Cite this Article
Pubmed Style

EL C, Celikkaya ME. Complementary Nutrition and Breastfeeding In Rotavirus Diarrhea. Ulutas Med J. 2018; 4(2): 97-102. doi:10.5455/umj.20180611124118


Web Style

EL C, Celikkaya ME. Complementary Nutrition and Breastfeeding In Rotavirus Diarrhea. http://www.ulutasmedicaljournal.com/?mno=301628 [Access: July 21, 2018]. doi:10.5455/umj.20180611124118


AMA (American Medical Association) Style

EL C, Celikkaya ME. Complementary Nutrition and Breastfeeding In Rotavirus Diarrhea. Ulutas Med J. 2018; 4(2): 97-102. doi:10.5455/umj.20180611124118



Vancouver/ICMJE Style

EL C, Celikkaya ME. Complementary Nutrition and Breastfeeding In Rotavirus Diarrhea. Ulutas Med J. (2018), [cited July 21, 2018]; 4(2): 97-102. doi:10.5455/umj.20180611124118



Harvard Style

EL, C. & Celikkaya, M. E. (2018) Complementary Nutrition and Breastfeeding In Rotavirus Diarrhea. Ulutas Med J, 4 (2), 97-102. doi:10.5455/umj.20180611124118



Turabian Style

EL, Cigdem, and Mehmet Emin Celikkaya. 2018. Complementary Nutrition and Breastfeeding In Rotavirus Diarrhea. THE ULUTAS MEDICAL JOURNAL, 4 (2), 97-102. doi:10.5455/umj.20180611124118



Chicago Style

EL, Cigdem, and Mehmet Emin Celikkaya. "Complementary Nutrition and Breastfeeding In Rotavirus Diarrhea." THE ULUTAS MEDICAL JOURNAL 4 (2018), 97-102. doi:10.5455/umj.20180611124118



MLA (The Modern Language Association) Style

EL, Cigdem, and Mehmet Emin Celikkaya. "Complementary Nutrition and Breastfeeding In Rotavirus Diarrhea." THE ULUTAS MEDICAL JOURNAL 4.2 (2018), 97-102. Print. doi:10.5455/umj.20180611124118



APA (American Psychological Association) Style

EL, C. & Celikkaya, M. E. (2018) Complementary Nutrition and Breastfeeding In Rotavirus Diarrhea. THE ULUTAS MEDICAL JOURNAL, 4 (2), 97-102. doi:10.5455/umj.20180611124118








AUTHOR LOGIN

REVIEWER LOGIN

Indexed
&
Abstracted


CrossRef

ScopeMed

Google Scholar

TUBITAK Dergipark

Index Scholar

Index Copernicus


ABOUT JOURNAL
POLICIES and STATEMENTS

The articles in Ulutas Medical Journal are open access articles licensed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/) which permits unrestricted, non-commercial use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the work is properly cited.