Parasitic, bacterial and viral pathogens isolated from diarrhoeal and routine stool specimens of urban Bangladeshi children.

@article{Stanton1989ParasiticBA,
  title={Parasitic, bacterial and viral pathogens isolated from diarrhoeal and routine stool specimens of urban Bangladeshi children.},
  author={Basil Stanton and Diana R Silimperi and K Khatun and Brian Kay and Saifuddin Ahmed and Jahanara Khatun and Korshed Alam},
  journal={The Journal of tropical medicine and hygiene},
  year={1989},
  volume={92 1},
  pages={46-55}
}
Few data exist in Bangladesh on longitudinal, community-based studies of bacterial or parasitic pathogens identified in routine and diarrhoeal stools of urban dwelling children. We undertook the following study on 343 children of age less than 6 years who resided in one of 51 slum settings in Dhaka, Bangladesh, between October 1984 and February 1986. Specimens from diarrhoeal episodes and from routine stools obtained at 3-monthly intervals were examined for parasites, rotavirus and pathogenic… CONTINUE READING