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Respiratory virus surveillance in hospitalised pneumonia patients on the Thailand-Myanmar border

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Background: Pneumonia is a significant cause of morbidity and mortality in the developing world. Viruses contribute significantly to pneumonia burden, although data for low-income and tropical countries are scarce. The aim of this laboratory-enhanced, hospital-based surveillance was to characterise the epidemiology of respiratory virus infections among refugees living on the Thailand-Myanmar border.Methods: Maela camp provides shelter for ~45,000 refugees. Inside the camp, a humanitarian orga...

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10.1186/1471-2334-13-434

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Watthanaworawit, W More by this author
Carrara, V More by this author
Cicelia, N More by this author
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Journal:
BMC Infectious Diseases
Volume:
13
Issue:
1
Publication date:
2013-08-05
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EISSN:
1471-2334
URN:
uuid:2ef1ffc0-3606-4dec-b0dd-24150b22df83
Source identifiers:
432561
Local pid:
pubs:432561
Language:
English
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