Effect of cryptosporidial and giardial diarrhoea on social maturity, intelligence and physical growth in children in a semi-urban slum in south India

@article{Ajjampur2011EffectOC,
  title={Effect of cryptosporidial and giardial diarrhoea on social maturity, intelligence and physical growth in children in a semi-urban slum in south India},
  author={Sitara Swarna Rao Ajjampur and Binoy A. Koshy and Maya Venkataramani and Rajiv Sarkar and A. A. Joseph and Kuruthukulangara S. Jacob and H. Ward and Gi Seok Kang},
  journal={Annals of Tropical Paediatrics},
  year={2011},
  volume={31},
  pages={205 - 212}
}
Abstract Background: Early childhood diarrhoea is a major cause of infant morbidity and mortality in developing countries. Recurrent and persistent diarrhoea affect growth and cognition in children as young as 6 years. Objectives: To evaluate the effect of early childhood cryptosporidial and giardial diarrhoea on growth and development in children in a semi-urban slum in India. This is the first report of such assessment at 3 years of age. Methods: This study was undertaken on 116 children who… 
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