Risk factors for typhoid fever in an endemic setting, Karachi, Pakistan.

@article{Luby1998RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for typhoid fever in an endemic setting, Karachi, Pakistan.},
  author={Stephen P Luby and M. Khurram Faizan and Susan P. Fisher-Hoch and Altaf Hussain Syed and Eric Daniel Mintz and Zulfiqar Ahmed Bhutta and Joseph B Mccormick},
  journal={Epidemiology and infection},
  year={1998},
  volume={120 2},
  pages={129-38}
}
We conducted a study to evaluate risk factors for developing typhoid fever in a setting where the disease is endemic in Karachi, Pakistan. We enrolled 100 cases with blood culture-confirmed Salmonella typhi between July and October 1994 and 200 age-matched neighbourhood controls. Cases had a median age of 5.8 years. In a conditional logistic regression… CONTINUE READING