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The impact of migration and antimicrobial resistance on the transmission dynamics of typhoid fever in Kathmandu, Nepal: A mathematical modelling study.

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A substantial proportion of the global burden of typhoid fever occurs in South Asia. Kathmandu, Nepal experienced a substantial increase in the number of typhoid fever cases (caused by Salmonella Typhi) between 2000 and 2003, which subsequently declined but to a higher endemic level than in 2000. This epidemic of S. Typhi coincided with an increase in organisms with reduced susceptibility against fluoroquinolones, the emergence of S. Typhi H58, and an increase in the migrator...

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10.1371/journal.pntd.0005547

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Bowles, CC More by this author
Grenfell, BT More by this author
Basnyat, B More by this author
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PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases Journal website
Volume:
11
Issue:
5
Pages:
e0005547
Publication date:
2017-05-05
Acceptance date:
2017-04-03
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EISSN:
1935-2735
ISSN:
1935-2727
Pubs id:
pubs:695818
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uri:b08aba17-6bbf-448b-9140-fcc96572f200
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uuid:b08aba17-6bbf-448b-9140-fcc96572f200
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pubs:695818

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