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Respiratory virus surveillance in hospitalised pneumonia patients on the Thailand-Myanmar border.

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BACKGROUND: Pneumonia is a significant cause of morbidity and mortality in the developing world. Viruses contribute significantly to pneumonia burden, although data for low-income and tropical countries are scarce. The aim of this laboratory-enhanced, hospital-based surveillance was to characterise the epidemiology of respiratory virus infections among refugees living on the Thailand-Myanmar border. METHODS: Maela camp provides shelter for ~45,000 refugees. Inside the camp, a humanitarian org...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/1471-2334-13-434

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Thailand/Laos MOP
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University of Oxford
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Publisher:
BioMed Central Ltd. Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC infectious diseases Journal website
Volume:
13
Issue:
1
Pages:
434
Publication date:
2013
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EISSN:
1471-2334
ISSN:
1471-2334
URN:
uuid:a34afebc-cbf9-4767-afaa-d7e9f84b1458
Source identifiers:
430035
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pubs:430035

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