Frequency and characteristics of infectious diseases in internationally adopted children: a retrospective study in Nantes from 2010 to 2012.

@article{Hnaff2015FrequencyAC,
  title={Frequency and characteristics of infectious diseases in internationally adopted children: a retrospective study in Nantes from 2010 to 2012.},
  author={Fanny H{\'e}naff and Isabelle Hazart and Georges Picherot and Françoise Baqu{\'e} and Christ{\'e}le Gras-Le Guen and Elise Launay},
  journal={Journal of travel medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={22 3},
  pages={
          179-85
        }
}
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Internationally adopted children are more susceptible to developing and carrying acute or chronic infectious diseases. Specialized consultations exist in the main French cities; however, specialized consultation with a pediatrician is not mandatory. The main objective of this study was to determine the frequency and characteristics of infections (bacterial, viral, and parasitic) among a group of international adoptees in Nantes over a 3-year period. METHODS A retrospective… CONTINUE READING
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