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Publications - Rotavirus

Kapikian AZ, Wyatt RG, Levine MM, Yolken RH, Van Kirk DH, Dolin R, Greenberg HB, Chanock RM. Oral administration of a human rotavirus to volunteers: induction of illness and correlates of resistance. J. Infect. Dis. 1983;147:95-106.

Kapikian AZ, Wyatt RG, Levine MM, Black RE, Greenberg HB, Flores J, Kalica AR, Hoshino Y, Chanock RM. Studies in volunteers in human rotaviruses. Develop. Biol. Standard. 1983;53:209-218.

Losonsky GA, Rennels MB, Kapikian AZ, Midthun K, Ferra PJ, Fortier DN, Hoffman KM, Baig A, Levine MM. Safety, infectivity, transmissibility and immunogenicity of rhesus rotavirus vaccine (MMU 18006) in infants. J. Pediat. Infect. Dis. 1986;5:25-29.

Rennels MB, Losonsky GA, Staciak JY, Hughes TP, Levine MM. A Preliminary Evaluation of the Efficacy of Rhesus Rotavirus Vaccine Strain MMU 18006 in Young Children. J Pediat Infect Dis 1986;5:587-588.

Rennels MB, Losonsky GA, Shindledecker C, Hughes TP, Kapikian AZ, Levine MM, Clinical Study Group. Immunogenicity and Reactogenicity of Lowered Doses of Rhesus Rotavirus Vaccine Strain MMU 18006 in Young Children. J. Pediat. Infect. Dis. 1987;6:260-264.

Shaw RD, Fong KJ, Losonsky GA, Levine MM, Maldonado Y, Yolken R, Flores J, Kapikian AZ, Vo PT, Greenberg HB. Epitope-Specific Immune Responses to Rotavirus. Gastroent. 1987;93:941-950.

Losonsky GA, Rennels MB, Lim Y, Krall G, Kapikian AZ, Levine MM. Systemic and mucosal immune responses to rhesus rotavirus vaccine MMU 18006. Pediat. Inf. Dis. J. 1988;7:529-535.

Vial PA, Kotloff KL, Losonsky GA. Molecular epidemiology of rotavirus infection in a newborn convalescent room. J. Inf. Dis. 1988;157:668-673.

Losonsky GA, Reymann M. Neonatal rotavirus infection: the immune response in asymptomatic and symptomatic neonates. J. Inf. Dis. 1990;159:356-359.

Losonsky GA, Reymann M. The immune response in primary asymptomatic and symptomatic rotavirus infection in newborn infants. J. Infect. Dis. 1990;161:330-2.

Pichichero ME, Losonsky AG, Rennels MB, Disney FA, Green JL, Fracis AB, Marsocci SM, the Maryland Clinical Studies Group. Effect of dose and a comparison of measures of vaccine take for oral rhesus rotavirus vaccine. Pediat. Infect. Dis. J. 1990;9:344-399.

Rennels MB, Losonsky GA, Young AE, Shindledecker CL, Kapikian AZ, Levine MM, Clinical Study Group. An efficacy trial of the rhesus rotavirus vaccine in Maryland. Amer. J. Dis. Children 1990;144:601-604.

Ward RL, Nakagomi O, Knowlton DR, McNeal MM, Nakagomi T, Clemens JD, Sack DA, Schiff GM. Evidence for natural reassortants of human rotaviruses belonging to different genogroups. J. Virol. 1990;64:3219-3225.

Eiden J, Nataro J, Vonderfecht S, Petric M. Molecular Cloning, Sequence Analysis, In Vitro Expression, and Immunoprecipitation of the Major Inner Capsid Protein of the IDIR Strain of group B rotavirus (GBR). J Virol 188(2):580-589, 1992.

Padilla-Noriega L, Fiore L, Rennels M, Losonsky G, Mackow E, Greenberg H . Humoral immune responses to VP4 and its cleavage products VP5 and VP8 in infants vaccinated with Rhesus rotavirus.J Clin Micro 30:592-598, 1992.

Pichichero M, Losonsky G. Asymptomatic infections due to wild-type rotavirus may prime for a heterotypic response to vaccination with Rhesus rotavirus. Clin Infect Dis 16:86-92, 1993.

Rimer HC, Wasserman SS, Flores J, Pichichero ME, Losonsky GA. Rotavirus-specific breast milk antibody in two populations and possible correlates of interference with rhesus rotavirus (RRV) vaccine "take." J. Infect. Dis. 1992;165:826-830.

Pichichero ME, Losonsky GA. Asymptomatic infections due to wild-type rotavirus may prime for a heterotypic response to vaccination with Rhesus rotavirus. Clin Infect Dis 16:86-92, 1993.

Pichichero ME, Marsocci SM, Francis AB, Green JL, Disney FA, Rennels MB, Lewis EG, Sugarman L, Losonsky GA, Zito E, Davidson B. A comparative evaluation of the safety and immunogenicity of a single dose of unbuffered oral rhesus rotavirus serotype 3, rhesus/human reassortant serotypes 1, 2, and 4 and combined (tetravalent) vaccines in healthy infants. Vaccine, 1993;11:747-753.

Ward RL, Bernstein DI for the U.S. Rotavirus Vaccine Efficacy Group. Protection against rotavirus disease following natural rotavirus infection. J. Infect. Dis. 1994;169:900-4.

Ward RL, Bernstein DI for the U.S. Rotavirus Vaccine Efficacy Group. Lack of correlation between serum rotavirus antibody titers and protection following vaccination with reassortant RRV vaccines. Vaccine, 1995;13:1226-1232.

Bernstein DI, Glass R, Rogers G, Sack D, for the U.S. Rotavirus Vaccine Efficacy Group. Evaluation of rhesus rotavirus monovalent and tetravalent reassortant vaccine in U.S. children. JAMA. 1995;273:1191-6.

Rennels MB, Wasserman SS, Glass RI, Keane VA, US Rotavirus Vaccine Efficacy Group. Comparison of immunogenicity and efficacy of rhesus rotavirus reassortant vaccines in breastfed and non-breastfed children. Pediatrics, 1995, 96:1132-1136.

Rennels MB. Influence of breast-feeding and oral poliovirus vaccine on the immunogenicity and efficacy of rotavirus vaccines. J. Infect. Dis. 1996;174 Suppl 1:S107-S111.

Markwick AJ, Rennels MB, Zito ET, Wade MS, Mack ME. Oral tetravalent rotavirus vaccine can be successfully coadministered with oral poliovirus vaccine and a combined diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis and Haemophilus influenzae type b vaccine. US Rhesus Rotavirus Vaccine Study Group. Pediatr. Infect. Dis. J. 1998;17:913-8.

Rennels MB, Parashar UD, Holman RC, Le CT, Chang HG, Glass RI. Lack of an apparent association between intussusception and wild or vaccine rotavirus infection. Pediatr. Infect. Dis. J. 1998;17:924-5.

Abramson JS, Baker CJ, Fisher MC, Gerber MA, Meissner HC, Murray DL, Overturf GD, Prober CG, Rennels MB, Saari TN, Weiner LB, Whitley RJ. Possible association of intussusception with rotavirus vaccination. American Academy of Pediatrics. Committee on Infectious Diseases. Pediatrics. 1999;104:575.

Rennels MB. The rotavirus vaccine story: a clinical investigator's view. Pediatrics. 2000, 106:123-5.