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Magnitude and Impact of Diarrheal Diseases

Published in The Archives of Medical Research, this article reviews the high costs of diseases of poverty, increasing diarrhea morbidity (despite decreasing mortality), and new emerging evidence for long-term consequences of early childhood diarrhea on growth and on physical and cognitive development, effects that may translate into costly impairment of human potential and productivity. ABSTRACT ONLY. (Learn how users in developing countries can gain free access to journal articles.)

Author: Guerrant RL, Kosek M, Moore S, et al.

Published: 2002

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Citation: Guerrant RL, Kosek M, Moore S, et al. Magnitude and Impact of Diarrheal Diseases. The Archives of Medical Research. 2002;33(4):351-355.

Resource types: Peer-reviewed journal

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

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

Regions: Global