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High Disease Burden of Diarrhea Due to Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli Among Rural Egyptian Infants and Young Children

Published in the Journal of Clinical Microbiology, this article examins the burden of diarrheal disease due to enterotoxigenic E. coli among rural Egyptian infants and young children, whic has an incidence of 1.5 episodes per child per year and accounted for 66 percent of all first episodes of diarrhea after birth.

Author: Rao M, Abu-Elyazeed R, Savarino S, et al.

Published: 2003

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Citation: Rao M, Abu-Elyazeed R, Savarino S, et al. High Disease Burden of Diarrhea Due to Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli Among Rural Egyptian Infants and Young Children. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 2003;41(10):4862-4864.

Resource types: Peer-reviewed journal

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

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

Regions: Global