Children at risk of giardiasis in Auckland: a case-control analysis.

  title={Children at risk of giardiasis in Auckland: a case-control analysis.},
  author={Md. Ekramul Hoque and Virginia T Hope and R Scragg and Tord E Kjellstr{\"o}m},
  journal={Epidemiology and infection},
  volume={131 1},
The incidence rate of giardiasis in New Zealand is one of the highest among developed countries, peaking in the 1-4 year age group. A case-control study was undertaken to identify risk factors for giardiasis among Auckland children under 5 years of age. The exposure history of 69 cases and 98 controls were analysed. Ninety-five per cent cases and 86% controls used water from the Auckland Metropolitan mains (AMM) supply for domestic purpose, 44 cases and 42 controls swam and 59 cases and 54… CONTINUE READING

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