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Role of environmental factors in shaping spatial distribution of salmonella enterica Serovar Typhi, Fiji

Abstract:

Fiji recently experienced a sharp increase in reported typhoid fever cases. To investigate geographic distribution and environmental risk factors associated with Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi infection, we conducted a cross-sectional cluster survey with associated serologic testing for Vi capsular antigen-specific antibodies (a marker for exposure to Salmonella Typhi in Fiji in 2013. Hotspots with high seroprevalence of Vi-specific antibodies were identified in northeastern mainland Fiji....

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.3201/eid2402.170704

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de Alwis, R More by this author
Nikolay, B More by this author
Thieu, NTV More by this author
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Grant:
Division of Pacific Technical Support (grant 2013/334890-0)
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Publisher:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Publisher's website
Journal:
Emerging Infectious Diseases Journal website
Volume:
24
Issue:
2
Pages:
284-293
Publication date:
2018-02-01
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EISSN:
1080-6059
ISSN:
1080-6040
Pubs id:
pubs:822605
URN:
uri:ff4bfea6-cb87-4d63-b93f-9e68f98ad051
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uuid:ff4bfea6-cb87-4d63-b93f-9e68f98ad051
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pubs:822605

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