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Health and economic burden of human Streptococcus suis infection in Viet Nam and the contribution of undercooked pig product consumption practices: implications for prevention and control

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Streptococcus suis is a zoonotic bacterium capable of causing severe systemic infection in humans, including central nervous system infection (meningitis) which can lead to long-term sequelae including deafness and vestibular dysfunction. Despite a growing body of literature on the epidemiology, microbiology and molecular aspects of the disease, there has been little progress on the prevention and control of this disease in Asia. This thesis aimed to examine the long-term conseque...

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Oxford University Clinical Research Unit Viet Nam

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Core grant number B9R00770
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DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford

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