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The aetiologies of central nervous system infections in hospitalised Cambodian children

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Background Central nervous system (CNS) infections are an important cause of childhood morbidity and mortality. The aetiologies of these potentially vaccine-preventable infections have not been well established in Cambodia. Methods We did a one year prospective study of children hospitalised with suspected CNS infection at Angkor Hospital for Children, Siem Reap. Cerebrospinal fluid specimens (CSF) samples underwent culture, multiplex PCR and serological ana... Expand abstract
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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s12879-017-2915-6

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM; Tropical Medicine
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Grant:
Wellcome Trust-Mahidol University-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Programme
Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC Infectious Diseases Journal website
Volume:
17
Pages:
Article: 806
Publication date:
2017-12-29
Acceptance date:
2017-12-13
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ISSN:
1471-2334
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pubs:813250
URN:
uri:5d146189-5e10-4ee2-b39f-075cac24ed25
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uuid:5d146189-5e10-4ee2-b39f-075cac24ed25
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pubs:813250

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