The nature and consequences of coinfection in humans

@inproceedings{Griffiths2011TheNA,
  title={The nature and consequences of coinfection in humans},
  author={Emily C. Griffiths and Amy B. Pedersen and A. G. Fenton and Owen L. Petchey},
  booktitle={The Journal of infection},
  year={2011}
}
OBJECTIVE Many fundamental patterns of coinfection (multi-species infections) are undescribed, including the relative frequency of coinfection by various pathogens, differences between single-species infections and coinfection, and the burden of coinfection on human health. We aimed to address the paucity of general knowledge on coinfection by systematically collating and analysing data from recent publications to understand the types of coinfection and their effects. METHODS From an… CONTINUE READING

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