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An appraisal of the clinical features of paediatric enteric fever including a systematic review and meta-analysis of the age stratified disease occurence.

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Children bear a substantial proportion of the enteric fever disease burden in endemic areas. Controversy persistis regarding which age groups are most affected, leading to uncertainty about optimal intervention strategies. We performed a systematic review and meta-analysis of studies in Asia and Africa to compare the relative proportion of children with enteric fever in the <5 years, 5-9 years and 10-14 years age groups. Overall, studies conducted in Africa showed a relatively smaller occu...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1093/cid/cix229

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Department:
Oxford, MSD, Paediatrics
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St Cross College
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Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences
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Oxford, MSD, Paediatrics
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Britto, C
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Oxford University Press Publisher's website
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Clinical Infectious Diseases Journal website
Volume:
64
Issue:
11
Pages:
1604-1611
Publication date:
2017-03-05
Acceptance date:
2017-02-22
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EISSN:
1537-6591
ISSN:
1058-4838
Pubs id:
pubs:689220
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uri:fa06d224-5bba-4f1e-aa46-328d8dc1fb88
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uuid:fa06d224-5bba-4f1e-aa46-328d8dc1fb88
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pubs:689220
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