Prevalence of Gastrointestinal Pathogens In Developed and Developing Countries: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

@inproceedings{Fletcher2013PrevalenceOG,
  title={Prevalence of Gastrointestinal Pathogens In Developed and Developing Countries: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis},
  author={Stephanie M. Fletcher and Mary-Louise McLaws and John T. Ellis},
  booktitle={Journal of public health research},
  year={2013}
}
ABSTRACT Diarrhoeal illness is a leading cause of child mortality and morbidity worldwide. There are no precise or current estimates of the types and prevalence of pathogens associated with diarrheal illnesses in developed and developing settings. This systematic review assessed data from 60 studies published in the English language from five developing regions and developed countries worldwide to provide regional estimates of enteric pathogens affecting children. The random-effect method was… CONTINUE READING
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