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Kathmandu, Nepal: still an enteric fever capital of the world

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Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal, has been previously coined an enteric fever capital of the world. Several studies have poignantly emphasized the significant burden of enteric fever within the local population and in travellers visiting the area. The population of Kathmandy is increasing and available figures suggest that enteric fever caused by Salmonella serovars Typhi and Paratyphi A show no significant signs of decreasing. Furthermore, our recent research demonstrates that t...

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Patan Hospital, Lagankhel, Lalitpur, Bagmati, Kathmandu, Nepal
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Oxford University Clinical Research Unit
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Patan Hospital, Lagankhel, Lalitpur, Bagmati, Kathmandu, Nepal
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Oxford University Clinical Research Unit
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Patan Hospital, Lagankhel, Lalitpur, Bagmati, Kathmandu, Nepal
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Oxford University Clinical Research Unit
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"Hospital for Tropical Diseases, Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam", "University of Oxford"
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Medical Sciences Division - Clinical Vaccinology and Tropical Medicine,Centre for (CCVTM)
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Publisher:
Journal of Infection in Developing Countries (JIDC) Publisher's website
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Journal of Infection in Developing Countries Journal website
Volume:
2
Issue:
6
Pages:
461-645
Publication date:
2008-12-05
ISSN:
1972-2680
URN:
uuid:41158311-c66d-4601-b31f-6b523dc3e041
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ora:5226

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