Nadia Thura

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BACKGROUND Evidence continues to reveal that travelers' diarrhea (TD) may be associated with several chronic conditions. We quantified the burden of these TD sequelae (TDS) and compared it to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), both well-appreciated long-term health outcomes (LTHO) of deployment. METHODS A(More)
Shigella is an important bacterial cause of infectious diarrhoea globally. The Shigella human challenge model has been used since 1946 for a variety of objectives including understanding disease pathogenesis, human immune responses and allowing for an early assessment of vaccine efficacy. A systematic review of the literature regarding experimental(More)
INTRODUCTION Knowledge of disease burden attributable to functional gastrointestinal disorders (FGD) in travelers is lacking, despite the high incidence of travelers' diarrhea (TD) associated with increased FGD risk. One tool for assessing the impact of disease on health-related quality of life is the health utility index (HUI), which values health states(More)
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