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Kawasaki disease in England: ethnicity, deprivation, and respiratory pathogens.

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BACKGROUND: Kawasaki disease is now the commonest cause of acquired heart disease in children in the United Kingdom. Its incidence has increased in recent years. Epidemiologic analyses have provided insights into the possible etiology, but European data are scarce. METHODS: We analyzed linked English-wide hospital admission data for Kawasaki disease in people younger than 18 years of age, during a 5-year period (1998-2003), relating incidence to geographic location, urbanization, deprivation...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Engineering Science
Sub department:
Institute of Biomedical Engineering
Role:
Author
Journal:
Pediatric infectious disease journal More from this journal
Volume:
28
Issue:
1
Pages:
21-24
Publication date:
2009-01-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1532-0987
ISSN:
0891-3668
Language:
English
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pubs:116590
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uuid:d4c27390-0678-4ea1-8cf2-732e4915ce87
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pubs:116590
Source identifiers:
116590
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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