Shigellosis remains an important problem in children less than 5 years of age in Thailand.

@article{Lee2005ShigellosisRA,
  title={Shigellosis remains an important problem in children less than 5 years of age in Thailand.},
  author={H Lee and Karen L. Kotloff and P Chukaserm and Seksun Samosornsuk and Pornthip Chompook and Jacqueline L Deen and Lorenz von Seidlein and John David Clemens and C Wanpen},
  journal={Epidemiology and infection},
  year={2005},
  volume={133 3},
  pages={469-74}
}
This is a review of existing data on the burden of shigellosis in Thailand to determine trends, vulnerable groups, predominant species and serotypes, and antimicrobial resistance patterns. Diarrhoea and dysentery morbidity and mortality data from 1991 to 1999 was collected from the routine surveillance system and demographic data from the government census. International and local literature published between 1988 and 2000 was systematically reviewed. Based on the routine surveillance system… CONTINUE READING
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