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Temporal relationship between occurrences of hand, foot and mouth disease, respiratory virus detection and febrile seizures in children in tropical Singapore: a time-series analysis

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Febrile seizure (FS) in children is a common complication of infections with respiratory viruses and hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD). We conducted a retrospective ecological time-series analysis to determine the temporal relationship between hospital attendances for FS and HFMD or respiratory virus infections. Epilepsy attendance was used as a control. Data from 2004 to 2012 FS and epilepsy hospital attendance, HFMD notifications to the Ministry of Health and from laboratory-confirmed vir...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1017/s0950268818002509

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ORCID:
0000-0001-9004-4194
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ORCID:
0000-0002-6271-5832
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM
Subgroup:
Tropical Medicine
ORCID:
0000-0002-9822-1586
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Publisher:
Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Epidemiology and Infection Journal website
Volume:
147
Pages:
e8
Publication date:
2018-09-13
DOI:
EISSN:
1469-4409
ISSN:
0950-2688
Pubs id:
pubs:920201
URN:
uri:d6050f7f-3b39-42ca-af70-a06767861a38
UUID:
uuid:d6050f7f-3b39-42ca-af70-a06767861a38
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pubs:920201
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English
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