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The Pneumonia Etiology Research for Child Health Project: a 21st century childhood pneumonia etiology study.

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The Pneumonia Etiology Research for Child Health (PERCH) project is a 7-country, standardized, comprehensive evaluation of the etiologic agents causing severe pneumonia in children from developing countries. During previous etiology studies, between one-quarter and one-third of patients failed to yield an obvious etiology; PERCH will employ and evaluate previously unavailable innovative, more sensitive diagnostic techniques. Innovative and rigorous epidemiologic and analytic methods will be u...

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10.1093/cid/cir1052

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Journal:
Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America
Volume:
54 Suppl 2
Issue:
SUPPL. 2
Pages:
S93-101
Publication date:
2012-04-05
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EISSN:
1537-6591
ISSN:
1058-4838
URN:
uuid:7ea41ace-6499-4dab-b4fa-cb1d760d7ef0
Source identifiers:
321239
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pubs:321239

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