Campylobacter spp among children with acute diarrhea attending Mulago hospital in Kampala--Uganda.

@article{Mshana2009CampylobacterSA,
  title={Campylobacter spp among children with acute diarrhea attending Mulago hospital in Kampala--Uganda.},
  author={Stephen E Mshana and Moses Joloba and Angelina M. Kakooza and Dominic Kaddu-Mulindwa},
  journal={African health sciences},
  year={2009},
  volume={9 3},
  pages={201-5}
}
BACKGROUND Campylobacter infections occur worldwide. A recent study in Kampala, Uganda, found that 87% of broiler chickens had Campylobacter jejuni; these are potential source of human infection. Isolation rate in developing countries is between 5-35%. This study aimed at finding prevalence of children with campylobacter infection among children with acute diarrhea attending Mulago hospital. OBJECTIVE The objective was to establish the proportion of children infected with Campylobacter spp… CONTINUE READING