Prevalence of malnutrition and associated risk factors among adult visceral leishmaniasis patients in Northwest Ethiopia: a cross sectional study

@inproceedings{Mengesha2013PrevalenceOM,
  title={Prevalence of malnutrition and associated risk factors among adult visceral leishmaniasis patients in Northwest Ethiopia: a cross sectional study},
  author={Bewketu Mengesha and Mengistu Endris and Yegnasew Takele and Kalehiwot Mekonnen and Takele Tadesse and Amsalu D Feleke and Ermias Diro},
  booktitle={BMC Research Notes},
  year={2013}
}
Visceral leishmaniasis (VL) causes considerable morbidity and mortality in Ethiopia. Data on the prevalence and associated risk factors on malnutrition among VL patients in Ethiopia are scarce. This study aimed to assess the prevalence of malnutrition and its associated risk factor among VL patients in Northwest Ethiopia. An institution-based cross-sectional study was conducted from June to September 2012 at four leishmaniasis treatment sites in Northwest Ethiopia. Four hundred and three adult… CONTINUE READING
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