Meta-analysis in assessment of the prevalence and annual incidence of Giardia spp. and Cryptosporidium spp. infections in humans in the Nordic countries.

@article{Hrman2004MetaanalysisIA,
  title={Meta-analysis in assessment of the prevalence and annual incidence of Giardia spp. and Cryptosporidium spp. infections in humans in the Nordic countries.},
  author={Ari H{\"o}rman and Heikki Korpela and Jussi Sutinen and Hans Wedel and M. -L. H{\"a}nninen},
  journal={International journal for parasitology},
  year={2004},
  volume={34 12},
  pages={1337-46}
}
We aimed to apply the meta-analysis in the studies of protozoan pathogens in order to obtain a general overview of the prevalence and annual incidence of Giardia spp. and Cryptosporidium spp. infections in asymptomatic and symptomatic human populations in the Nordic countries of Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden. In combining the data of 13 clinically and methodologically non-heterogeneous studies published before 2004 using the random effects model with DerSimonian-Laird estimator, we… CONTINUE READING

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