Differing Burden and Epidemiology of Non-Typhi Salmonella Bacteremia in Rural and Urban Kenya, 2006–2009

@inproceedings{Tabu2012DifferingBA,
  title={Differing Burden and Epidemiology of Non-Typhi Salmonella Bacteremia in Rural and Urban Kenya, 2006–2009},
  author={Collins W. Tabu and Robert F. Breiman and Benjamin Ochieng and Barrack Aura and Leonard O. Cosmas and Allan O. Audi and Beatrice Olack and Godfrey M. Bigogo and Juliette Ongus and Patricia I. Fields and Eric Mintz and Deron C. Burton and Joe O Oundo and Daniel R Feikin},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND The epidemiology of non-Typhi Salmonella (NTS) bacteremia in Africa will likely evolve as potential co-factors, such as HIV, malaria, and urbanization, also change. METHODS As part of population-based surveillance among 55,000 persons in malaria-endemic, rural and malaria-nonendemic, urban Kenya from 2006-2009, blood cultures were obtained from patients presenting to referral clinics with fever ≥38.0°C or severe acute respiratory infection. Incidence rates were adjusted based on… CONTINUE READING
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