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A cohort study to define the age-specific incidence and risk factors of Shigella diarrhoeal infections in Vietnamese children: a study protocol

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Shigella spp. are one of the most common causes of paediatric dysentery globally, responsible for a substantial proportion of diarrhoeal disease morbidity and mortality, particularly in industrialising regions. Alarming levels of antimicrobial resistance are now reported in S. flexneri and S. sonnei, hampering treatment options. Little is known, however, about the burden of infection and disease due to Shigella spp. in the community.In order to estimate the incidence of this bacterial infecti...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/1471-2458-14-1289

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Thompson, CN More by this author
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Oxford, MSD, NDM, Tropical Medicine
Van Minh, P More by this author
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Wellcome Trust More from this funder
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BioMed Central Publisher's website
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BMC Public Health Journal website
Volume:
14
Issue:
1289
Publication date:
2014-12-17
Acceptance date:
2014-12-12
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1471-2458
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pubs:500235
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uri:6d717109-ffdb-4a11-82f9-f21e6d4cea47
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uuid:6d717109-ffdb-4a11-82f9-f21e6d4cea47
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pubs:500235

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