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A spatial and temporal analysis of paediatric central nervous system infections from 2005 to 2015 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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Central nervous system infections (CNSI) are a leading cause of death and long-term disability in children. Using ICD-10 data from 2005 to 2015 from three central hospitals in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC), Vietnam, we exploited generalized additive mixed models (GAMM) to examine the spatial-temporal distribution and spatial and climatic risk factors of paediatric CNSI, excluding tuberculous meningitis, in this setting. From 2005 to 2015, there were 9469 cases of paediatric CNSI; 33% were ⩽1 year o...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted Manuscript

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10.1017/s095026881700228x

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Baker, S
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Publisher:
Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Epidemiology and Infection Journal website
Volume:
145
Issue:
15
Pages:
3307-3317
Publication date:
2017-10-24
Acceptance date:
2017-09-07
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EISSN:
1469-4409
ISSN:
0950-2688
Pubs id:
pubs:742507
URN:
uri:661f13d6-0fed-416f-8e60-687f9108234a
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uuid:661f13d6-0fed-416f-8e60-687f9108234a
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pubs:742507
Paper number:
15

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