Incidence, Etiology, Clinical Significance and Risk Factors of Acute Diarrhoea: a Prospective Communitybased Study

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To determine the incidence, clinical significance and etiology of acute diarrhoea in early childhood in today's Finland and to search for possible risk factors, a cohort of 336 children were followed from birth to the age of 24-32 (mean 28) months of age. More than half (55%) of the children had no diarrhoea, 26% had one episode and 19% had two or more… (More)
DOI: 10.1203/00006450-198909000-00048

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@article{Ruuska1989IncidenceEC, title={Incidence, Etiology, Clinical Significance and Risk Factors of Acute Diarrhoea: a Prospective Communitybased Study}, author={Timo Ruuska and Timo Vesikari and Paul Gr{\"o}nroos}, journal={Pediatric Research}, year={1989}, volume={26}, pages={271-271} }