A case-control study was done to elucidate risk factors for neonatal tetanus (NNT) in rural Pakistan; three controls were selected for each of the 69 cases. Factors commonly believed to be associated with NNT, such as the tool used to cut the umbilical cord and the method of preparing the tool, were not confirmed as risk factors. However, applying ghee to… (More)
The epidemiology of anthroponotic cutaneous leishmaniasis was investigated in northwest Pakistan. Results suggested similar patterns of endemicity in both Afghan refugee and Pakistani populations and highlighted risk factors and household clustering of disease.