A case–control study of risk factors for severe hand–foot–mouth disease among children in Ningbo, China, 2010–2011

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A small fraction of hand–foot–mouth disease (HFMD) progression from the onset of severity to fatality may be remarkably rapid. Early recognition of children at risk of severity is critical to increase treatment effectiveness and reduce acute mortality. A frequency-matched case–control study was conducted between January 2010 and June 2011 in Ningbo to… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00431-012-1731-7

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@article{Yang2012ACS, title={A case–control study of risk factors for severe hand–foot–mouth disease among children in Ningbo, China, 2010–2011}, author={Tianchi Yang and Guo-zhang Xu and Hongjun Dong and Min Ye and Tianfeng He}, journal={European Journal of Pediatrics}, year={2012}, volume={171}, pages={1359-1364} }