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Estimation of incidence of typhoid and paratyphoid fever in Vientiane, Lao People's Democratic Republic

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Typhoid conjugate vaccines represent a new tool for typhoid control. However, incidence data are needed to inform decisions about introduction. We sought to estimate typhoid and paratyphoid fever incidence in Vientiane, the capital and largest city of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR). We did a representative cluster survey of health-seeking behavior for fever in Vientiane from January 15, 2019 through January 26, 2019. Multipliers derived from the survey were applied to data fro...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.4269/ajtmh.19-0634

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0000-0001-8599-737X
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Publisher:
American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Publisher's website
Journal:
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Journal website
Volume:
102
Issue:
4
Pages:
744-748
Publication date:
2020-03-02
Acceptance date:
2020-01-14
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EISSN:
1476-1645
ISSN:
0002-9637
Pmid:
32124730
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1093828
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pubs:1093828
Deposit date:
2020-06-19

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