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Globally, rotavirus is the leading cause of diarrhea-related hospitalizations and deaths among young children, but the burden of rotavirus disease in Indonesia is poorly documented. From January through December 2006, we conducted prospective surveillance (inpatient and outpatient) among children aged <5 years at 6 hospitals in 6 provinces of Indonesia,(More)
The study examined Balinese mothers' expectations for children's development and mothers' child-rearing practices, as influenced by selected variables (child's gender and ordinal position, mother's education, and rural or urban residence). Rural (n = 100) and urban (n = 100) mothers responded to structured questionnaires read aloud to them by trained(More)
The purpose of this study was to investigate the prevalence of hepatitis E virus (HEV) infection in swine and humans in different environments in Java and Bali, Indonesia. The prevalence of anti-HEV antibodies in people over 20 years old living in communities in Bali was significantly higher than that in Java. While 68.8% and 90.0% of swine in Bali were(More)
Cryptorchidism refers to incomplete descend of the testes into the scrotum with the testes located in the normal tracts. The incident is 3-5% among infants born at term. The complications are infertility and testicular cancer. Cryptorchidism has a multifactorial aetiology and the role of exon 13 lgr8 gene polymorphism remains unclear. This study aims to(More)
To determine how acute diarrhoea is managed at home, 75 structured interviews were conducted with mothers of children under two years of age who were admitted to hospitals or health centres in Denpasar district, Bali. Most mothers did not follow the guidelines for home case management established by the World Health Organization (WHO) Control of Diarrhoeal(More)
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