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A microcomputer system used for the management of a trial of rotavirus vaccine in The Gambia is described. This system facilitated call and recall of infants due for vaccination. The resulting compliance is reported and compared retrospectively with vaccination records in the same community.

Original publication

DOI

10.1016/0010-4825(88)90045-5

Type

Journal article

Journal

Computers in biology and medicine

Publication Date

01/1988

Volume

18

Pages

179 - 193

Addresses

Medical Research Council Laboratories, Fajara, Banjul, The Gambia, West Africa.

Keywords

Humans, Rotavirus Infections, Viral Vaccines, Poliovirus Vaccine, Oral, Anthropometry, Retrospective Studies, Random Allocation, Patient Compliance, Computers, Microcomputers, Software Design, Management Information Systems, Infant, Gambia, Clinical Trials as Topic