Etiology of diarrhea in young children and patterns of antibiotic resistance in Cambodia.

@article{Meng2011EtiologyOD,
  title={Etiology of diarrhea in young children and patterns of antibiotic resistance in Cambodia.},
  author={Chhour Y Meng and Bryan L. Smith and Ladaporn Bodhidatta and Stephanie A. Richard and Ket Vansith and Ban Thy and Apichai Srijan and Oralak Serichantalergs and Carl J Mason},
  journal={The Pediatric infectious disease journal},
  year={2011},
  volume={30 4},
  pages={331-5}
}
BACKGROUND Little is known about diarrhea etiology and antibiotic resistance in developing countries where diarrhea is a major public health problem. METHODS To describe diarrhea etiology and antibiotic resistance patterns in Cambodia, 600 children aged 3 months to 5 years with acute diarrhea (cases) and 578 children without diarrhea (controls) were enrolled from a hospital in Phnom Penh. Stool samples were collected, and pathogens and antibiotic resistance patterns were described. RESULTS… CONTINUE READING
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