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A study of typhoid fever in five Asian countries: disease burden and implications for controls.

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OBJECTIVE: To inform policy-makers about introduction of preventive interventions against typhoid, including vaccination. METHODS: A population-based prospective surveillance design was used. Study sites where typhoid was considered a problem by local authorities were established in China, India, Indonesia, Pakistan and Viet Nam. Standardized clinical, laboratory, and surveillance methods were used to investigate cases of fever of >or= 3 days' duration for a one-year period. A total of 44...

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10.2471/blt.06.039818

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization More from this journal
Volume:
86
Issue:
4
Pages:
260-268
Publication date:
2008-04-01
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EISSN:
1564-0604
ISSN:
0042-9686
Language:
English
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2012-12-19

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