The etiology of early childhood diarrhea: a community study from Guinea-Bissau.

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A potential enteropathogen was found in 50% of 1219 diarrheal episodes and 48% of 511 asymptomatic controls in a 1-year community study of childhood diarrhea. Rotavirus (3% of episodes), Cryptosporidium species (6%), and enteropathogenic Escherichia coli (EPEC) with EPEC adherence factor (4%) were more prevalent in cases than controls. Giardia lamblia (19… (More)

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@article{Mlbak1994TheEO, title={The etiology of early childhood diarrhea: a community study from Guinea-Bissau.}, author={K{\aa}re M\olbak and N Wested and Niels H\ojlyng and Flemming Scheutz and Adam Gottschau and Peter Aaby and Ana Pp da Silva}, journal={The Journal of infectious diseases}, year={1994}, volume={169 3}, pages={581-7} }