Grand Salon E
Monday, March 17, 2008: 3:30 PM-4:30 PM

C3: Preventing Rotavirus Gastroenteritis through Vaccination: Progress and Potential for 2008

Presenters in this workshop will discuss use of the rotavirus vaccine currently available in the U.S (RotaTeq®), physicians’ adoption and perceptions about the vaccine, and adherence to age recommendations. The system for post-licensure monitoring of intussusception will be discussed. Information about the rotavirus vaccine currently under review for licensure in the U.S (Rotarix®) will also be presented.
Moderators:Margaret Cortese
Umesh Parashar
3:30 PMIntroductory Remarks
3:35 PMAdoption of the New Rotavirus Vaccine by Pediatric and Family Medicine Physicians
Allison Kempe, Umesh D. Parashar, Matthew F. Daley, Shannon Stokley, Lori A. Crane, Manish Patel, Brenda L. Beaty, Sandra R. Black, Jennifer Barrow, Miriam Dickinson
3:50 PMUptake of Rotavirus Vaccine (RotaTeq®) among Infants in Immunization Registries and Adherence to Age Recommendations for Vaccine Administration
H. Clayton, M. Cortese, D. Payne, D. Bartlett, L. Zimmerman, W. Williams, M. Wang, L. J. Stockman, J. Baggs, P. Gargiullo
4:05 PMPost-licensure Monitoring of Intussusception (IS) after RotaTeq® Vaccination -- Vaccine Adverse Event reporting System (VAERS) 3/1/2006-9/25/2007
Penina Haber, Manish Patel, Hector S. Izurieta, James Baggs, Eric Weintraub, Margaret Cortese, John Iskander, Umesh Parashar, Miles Braun, Elaine R. Miller, Robert Ball
4:20 PMDiscussion

The 42nd National Immunization Conference (NIC) of CDC