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Etiology of diarrhea in children less than five years of age in Ifakara, Tanzania.

Abstract:

A total of 451 stool specimens were collected from children less than five years of age with acute diarrhea from Ifakara, Tanzania and processed to detect bacterial enteropathogens, parasites, and rotaviruses. These specimens were divided into 348 from the dry season and 103 from the rainy season. Overall, diarrheogenic Escherichia coli (35.7%) were the predominant enteropathogens, with enterotoxigenic E. coli, enteroaggregative E. coli, and enteropathogenic E. coli being the most prevalent. ...

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Journal:
American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene
Volume:
70
Issue:
5
Pages:
536-539
Publication date:
2004-05-01
EISSN:
1476-1645
ISSN:
0002-9637
Source identifiers:
71925
Language:
English
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pubs:71925
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uuid:0b61b011-b0b7-474c-baf3-5b8bf6ad5e2b
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pubs:71925
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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