Future Directions for Research on Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli Vaccines for Developing Countries

This article, published in the Weekly Epidemiological Record, reviews the progress made in enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC) vaccine development and evaluates the current status of ETEC vaccine research for children in developing countries. It also includes information on the global burden of diarrheal disease and the role of ETEC, the epidemiology of ETEC in developing countries, and the World Health Organization's recommendations for the future.

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2006

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Also known as: Orientations futures de la recherche sur les vaccins contre Escherichia coli entérotoxinogène destinés aux pays en développement

Resource types: Newsletter/article

Diseases/vaccines: Shigellosis and enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC)

Topics: Disease burden and surveillance, Disease/vaccine specific information

Regions: Global