Disease Burden Due to Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC) in the First Two Years of Life in an Urban Community in Bangladesh

Published in Infection and Immunity, a cohort of 321 children were followed from birth up to two years to determine the incidence of enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC) in Bangladesh. Children with ETEC diarrhea were underweight and stunted at the two-year follow-up period, showing the importance of strategies to prevent and decrease ETEC diarrheal morbidity in children.

Author(s): Qadri F, Saha A, Ahmed T

Published: 2007

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    Citation: Qadri F, Saha A, Ahmed T. Disease Burden Due to Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC) in the First Two Years of Life in an Urban Community in Bangladesh. Infection and Immunity. 2007;75(8):3961-3968.