Surveillance of patients attending a diarrhoeal disease hospital in Bangladesh.

@article{Stoll1982SurveillanceOP,
  title={Surveillance of patients attending a diarrhoeal disease hospital in Bangladesh.},
  author={Barbara J. Stoll and Roger I. Glass and Mozammel Huq and Moslem U. Khan and Jason E. Holt and H Banu},
  journal={British medical journal},
  year={1982},
  volume={285 6349},
  pages={1185-8}
}
In October 1979 a surveillance system was set up at the International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Hospital at Dacca to study a 4% systematic sample of the 100 000 patients with diarrhoea who come to the hospital for care each year. From December 1979 to November 1980 inclusive, 3550 patients were studied. A recognised pathogenic organism was identified for 66% of patients screened for all pathogens, one-third of whom had a mixed infection with two or more agents… CONTINUE READING