Determinants and Impact of Giardia Infection in the First 2 Years of Life in the MAL-ED Birth Cohort

@inproceedings{Rogawski2017DeterminantsAI,
  title={Determinants and Impact of Giardia Infection in the First 2 Years of Life in the MAL-ED Birth Cohort},
  author={Elizabeth T Rogawski and Luther Bartelt and James A Platts-Mills and Jessica C. Seidman and Amidou Samie and Alexandre Havt and S. Narasimha Rao Babji and Dixner Rengifo Trigoso and Shahida M. Qureshi and Sadia Shakoor and Rashidul Haque and Estomih Mduma and Samita Bajracharya and S. M. Abdul Gaffar and Aldo {\^A}ngelo Moreira Lima and Gagandeep Kang and Margaret N. Kosek and Tahmeed Ahmed and Erling Svensen and Carl J Mason and Zulfiqar Ahmed Bhutta and Dennis R. Lang and Michael Gottlieb and Richard Littleton Guerrant and Eric R Houpt and Pascal O Bessong},
  booktitle={Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society},
  year={2017}
}
Background. Giardia are among the most common enteropathogens detected in children in low-resource settings. We describe here the epidemiology of infection with Giardia in the first 2 years of life in the Etiology, Risk Factors, and Interactions of Enteric Infections and Malnutrition and the Consequences for Child Health and Development Project (MAL-ED), a multisite birth-cohort study. Methods. From 2089 children, 34916 stool samples collected during monthly surveillance and episodes of… CONTINUE READING
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