Non-typhoidal Salmonella are an important but poorly characterized cause of paediatric diarrhoea in developing countries. We conducted a hospital-based case-control study in children aged <5 years in Ho Chi Minh City to define the epidemiology and examine risk factors associated with Salmonella diarrhoeal infections. From 1419 diarrhoea cases and 571… (More)
BACKGROUND Streptococcus suis infection, an emerging zoonosis, is an increasing public health problem across South East Asia and the most common cause of acute bacterial meningitis in adults in Vietnam. Little is known of the risk factors underlying the disease. METHODS AND FINDINGS A case-control study with appropriate hospital and matched community… (More)
—Most studies on biological networks until now focus only on pairwise interactions/relationships. However interac-tions/relationships participated by more than two molecules are popular in biology. In this paper, we introduce multivariate mutual information measures to reconstruct multivariate inter-actions/relationships in biological networks.