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Human leptospirosis in the Mekong delta, Viet Nam.

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To estimate the seroprevalence of human leptospirosis in the Mekong delta in Viet Nam, an epidemiological survey was conducted in the province of Tien Giang, which is representative of the socioeconomic activities of the region (rice growing and cattle breeding). A cross-sectional study included 35 clusters representing 1400 people randomly selected and aged 15-60 years. Sex, age, occupation, contact with animals, type of water supply, and individual habits were recorded. Leptospiral agglutin...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
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Journal:
Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Volume:
92
Issue:
6
Pages:
625-628
Publication date:
1998-01-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1878-3503
ISSN:
0035-9203
Source identifiers:
324188
Language:
English
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pubs:324188
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uuid:515dec00-ed1d-4773-898e-02d6be2661a9
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pubs:324188
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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