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Bacteremia among children admitted to a rural hospital in Kenya.
BACKGROUND There are few epidemiologic data on invasive bacterial infections among children in sub-Saharan Africa. We studied every acute pediatric admission to a rural district hospital in Kenya toExpand
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Tracing the Source of Campylobacteriosis
Campylobacter jejuni is the leading cause of bacterial gastro-enteritis in the developed world. It is thought to infect 2–3 million people a year in the US alone, at a cost to the economy in excessExpand
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Rotavirus G and P types in children with acute diarrhea in Blantyre, Malawi, from 1997 to 1998: Predominance of novel P[6]G8 Strains
One hundred rotavirus strains detected in children with acute diarrhea in Blantyre, Malawi, between July 1997 and January 1998 were characterized for G (VP7) and P (VP4) types by using multiplex,Expand
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Molecular Epidemiology of Cryptosporidiosis in Children in Malawi
ABSTRACT: Few studies have examined the molecular epidemiology of cryptosporidiosis in developing countries. In this study, DNA of 69 microscopy‐positive human fecal samples collected from MalawiExpand
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Molecular Epidemiology of Rotavirus Diarrhea among Children in Saudi Arabia: First Detection of G9 and G12 Strains
ABSTRACT In anticipation of rotavirus vaccine introduction in Saudi Arabia, this study was undertaken to determine the distribution of the G and P genotypes of rotaviruses in order to examine whetherExpand
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Rotavirus Strain Diversity in Blantyre, Malawi, from 1997 to 1999
ABSTRACT In a 2-year study of viral gastroenteritis in children in Blantyre, Malawi, the diversity of rotavirus strains was investigated by using electropherotyping, reverse transcription-PCRExpand
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Molecular Epidemiology of Rotavirus Diarrhea among Children and Adults in Nepal: Detection of G12 Strains with P[6] or P[8] and a G11P[25] Strain
ABSTRACT In anticipation of a rotavirus vaccine in Nepal, this study was undertaken to determine the distribution of the G and P serotypes and electropherotypes of rotaviruses in order to examine ifExpand
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Enterobacteria: Antibiotic resistance found in wild rodents
Resistance to antibiotics is an increasingly common problem in both veterinary and human medicine, and its management is the subject of urgent debate. Efforts to reduce this resistance are based onExpand
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Apparent extinction of non-G2 rotavirus strains from circulation in Recife, Brazil, after the introduction of rotavirus vaccine
The introduction of a G1P[8] rotavirus vaccine in Recife, Brazil, caused a decrease in rotavirus detection from 27% (March–May, 2006) to 5.0% (March–May, 2007), with all strains becoming G2, againstExpand
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Epidemiology of rotavirus infection in children in Blantyre, Malawi, 1997-2007.
Acute gastroenteritis caused by rotavirus infection is an important cause of morbidity and mortality among infants and young children in Africa. From 1997 through 2007, we enrolled 3740 children <5Expand
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