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Viral etiology of severe pneumonia among Kenyan infants and children.

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CONTEXT: Pneumonia is the leading cause of childhood death in sub-Saharan Africa. Comparative estimates of the contribution of causative pathogens to the burden of disease are essential for targeted vaccine development. OBJECTIVE: To determine the viral etiology of severe pneumonia among infants and children at a rural Kenyan hospital using comprehensive and sensitive molecular diagnostic techniques. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PARTICIPANTS: Prospective observational and case-control study during 20...

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10.1001/jama.2010.675

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
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Journal:
JAMA
Volume:
303
Issue:
20
Pages:
2051-2057
Publication date:
2010-05-01
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EISSN:
1538-3598
ISSN:
0098-7484
Source identifiers:
66880
Language:
English
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uuid:c4bff3bf-773d-49dd-9c36-dfe79158aa49
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pubs:66880
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2012-12-19

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