Community-based evaluation of the effect of breast-feeding on the risk of microbiologically confirmed or clinically presumptive shigellosis in Bangladeshi children.

@article{Ahmed1992CommunitybasedEO,
  title={Community-based evaluation of the effect of breast-feeding on the risk of microbiologically confirmed or clinically presumptive shigellosis in Bangladeshi children.},
  author={Faham Ahmed and John David Clemens and Malla Raghav Rao and David A Sack and M Wasiqur Rahman Khan and Enamul Haque},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={1992},
  volume={90 3},
  pages={406-11}
}
To assess the association between breast-feeding and the risk of microbiologically confirmed or clinically presumptive shigellosis, the authors performed a case-control analysis of Bangladeshi children younger than 3 years of age who were followed up for 1 month after exposure to Shigella in their residential neighborhoods. Two hundred sixty-nine cases with culture-confirmed shigellosis (n = 119) or clinically presumptive shigellosis (culture-negative dysentery, n = 150) were compared with 819… CONTINUE READING

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