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Long-term outcome in survivors of neonatal tetanus following specialist intensive care in Vietnam

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Background: Neonatal tetanus continues to occur in many resource-limited settings but there are few data regarding long-term neurological outcome from the disease, especially in settings with critical care facilities.

Methods: We assessed long-term outcome following neonatal tetanus in infants treated in a pediatric intensive care unit in southern Vietnam. Neurological and neurodevelopmental testing was performed in 17 survivors of neonatal tetanus and 18 control chil...

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10.1186/s12879-017-2748-3

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM; Tropical Medicine
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University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM; Tropical Medicine
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM; Tropical Medicine
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BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC infectious diseases Journal website
Volume:
17
Issue:
1
Pages:
646
Publication date:
2017-09-25
Acceptance date:
2017-09-19
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EISSN:
1471-2334
Pubs id:
pubs:732956
URN:
uri:c8c673a7-1a3c-4285-8f20-190e4814d363
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uuid:c8c673a7-1a3c-4285-8f20-190e4814d363
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pubs:732956
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English
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