Generic protocol to estimate the burden of Shigella diarrhoea and dysenteric mortality / John Clemens, Karen Kotloff, Bradford Kay
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Clemens, John D, Kotloff, Karen, Kay, Bradford A & World Health Organization. Dept. of Vaccines and Biologicals. (1999). Generic protocol to estimate the burden of Shigella diarrhoea and dysenteric mortality / John Clemens, Karen Kotloff, Bradford Kay. Geneva : World Health Organization. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/66151
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Lichnevski, M. (1996)In the Eastern Mediterranean Region, dysentery is recognized as one of the major causes of persistent diarrhoea and malnutrition. The latest estimates amount to about a million total shigella cases annually with approximately 40 000 deaths [an average of 4% case fatality rate]. This paper discusses the role of food and water in this major health problem as well as antimicrobial treatment of shigella dysentery; preparedness; and control of epidemics due to shigella