E. coli pathotypes are among the leading causes of child diarrhea, and early enteropathogen exposure has been associated with child stunting. This study examined the frequency of pathogenic E. coli infection from birth to 6 months in Bangladesh, and identified strains associated with linear growth at 24 months.
Author(s): Arndt M, Pavlinac P, Richardson B, Ahmed T, Mahfuz M, Haque R, John-Stewart G, Denno D, Walson J
Corporate author(s): PATH, University of Washington, icddr,b, Childhood Acute Illness & Nutrition Network
Publication date: November 2017
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