6598 children were recruited into a case-control study of diarrhoea morbidity conducted in five hospitals; an additional 1649 children from the catchment areas of three of the five hospitals were recruited as a community comparison group; environmental microbiology was performed on water samples collected during 3092 visits to the homes of children recruited into the study; diagnostic stool microbiology was performed for 371 children with diarrhoea and 121 controls.
Mots-clés Pascal : Asie, Homme, Hygiène, Eau potable, Exploration microbiologique, Sri Lanka, Diarrhée, Enfant, Statut socioéconomique
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Asia, Human, Hygiene, Drinking water, Microbiological investigation, Sri Lanka, Diarrhea, Child, Socioeconomic status
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 91-0212216
Code Inist : 002B30E. Création : 199406.