Daily variations in effluent water turbidity and diarrhoeal illness in a Russian city.

@article{Egorov2003DailyVI,
  title={Daily variations in effluent water turbidity and diarrhoeal illness in a Russian city.},
  author={Andrey I Egorov and Elena N. Naumova and Andrey A Tereschenko and Victor A Kislitsin and Timothy E. Ford},
  journal={International journal of environmental health research},
  year={2003},
  volume={13 1},
  pages={81-94}
}
To assess an association between temporal variations in drinking water quality and gastrointestinal (GI) illness, a cohort study involving 100 randomly selected families (367 individuals) was conducted in the city of Cherepovets, Russia from June through November 1999. Participants maintained daily diaries of gastrointestinal symptoms, water consumption and other behavioural exposure variables, while daily effluent water quality data were provided by the water utility. The cumulative incidence… CONTINUE READING