Henri Leclerc

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Many classes of pathogens excreted in feces are able to initiate waterborne infections. There are bacterial pathogens, including enteric and aquatic bacteria, enteric viruses, and enteric protozoa, which are strongly resistant in the water environment and to most disinfectants. The infection dose of viral and protozoan agents is lower than bacteria, in the(More)
Intrafamilial cases of infection with the same strain of Helicobacter pylori (H pylori) have been reported but these clusters were too small to distinguish between person to person spread or coinfection from a common environmental source. To gain more information on the mode of transmission of H pylori, an epidemiological survey with bacterial strain(More)
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