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Table 1 Number of fecal samples analyzed through laboratory-based rotavirus surveillance by state, in the pre- and pos-vaccination periods, Brazil, 1996–2017

From: The evolving epidemiology of rotavirus A infection in Brazil a decade after the introduction of universal vaccination with Rotarix®

  No. of fecal samples analyzed from 1996 to 2005 (pre-vaccination period) No. of fecal samples analyzed from 2006 to 2017 (post-vaccination period)
Region Southeast
 Espírito Santo 99 393
 Minas Gerais 19 505
 Rio de Janeiro 3811 1786
Region Northeast
 Alagoas 121
 Bahia 2224 653
 Ceará 205
 Maranhão 863
 Paraíba 23
 Pernambuco 23 464
 Rio Grande do Norte 28
 Sergipe 783
Region South
 Paraná 82
 Rio Grande do Sul 387 2326
 Santa Catarina 4 947
Region North
 Acre 283 25
 Amazonas 6
 Pará 18
 Rondônia 4
Region Central-West
 Federal District 33 2
 Goiás 40
 Mato Grosso do Sul 22 2
 Mato Grosso 3 1