Risk factors for Japanese encephalitis: a case-control study

  title={Risk factors for Japanese encephalitis: a case-control study},
  author={W M Liu and Robert V. Gibbons and Komang Kari and John D Clemens and Ananda Nisalak and Florian Marks and Z. Y. Xu},
  journal={Epidemiology and Infection},
  pages={1292 - 1297}
SUMMARY Japanese encephalitis (JE) has been found to be endemic in Bali, Indonesia. A case-control study was conducted to identify factors associated with JE infection. All 94 serologically confirmed JE cases (cases) and 163 cases of encephalitis or aseptic meningitis without JE (controls) identified in Bali during 2001–2004 were included in the study. Potential risk factors were surveyed at hospital admission. Univariate analyses revealed the following factors to be associated with JE: older… 

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