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Changes in susceptibility to life threatening infections following treatment for complicated severe malnutrition in Kenya

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Background

Goals of treating childhood Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM), besides anthropometric recovery and preventing short-term mortality, include reducing risks of subsequent serious infections. How quickly and how much the risk of serious illness changes during rehabilitation is unknown, but could inform improving design and scope of interventions.

Objective

To investigate changes in the risk of life-threatening events (LTEs) in relation to anthropometric reco...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1093/ajcn/nqy007

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Name:
Wellcome Trust
Grant:
WT083579MA
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Name:
Medical Research Council
Grant:
MR/M007367/1
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Name:
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Journal:
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Volume:
107
Issue:
4
Pages:
626–634
Publication date:
2018-03-01
Acceptance date:
2018-01-08
DOI:
EISSN:
1938-3207
ISSN:
0002-9165
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pubs:828980
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uuid:aaddda26-4dde-4107-885a-64ecb0544487
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pubs:828980
Source identifiers:
828980
Deposit date:
2018-03-11

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