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  1. Poliomyelitis in Malaysia : two confirmed cases after 6 years without polio.

    Article - En anglais

    Poliomyelitis in Malaysia has not been reported since 1986.

    We report two cases of poliomyelitis in non-immunized children whose parents, though relatively educated, opted not to vaccinate their children for socio-cultural reasons.

    This recent trend may interfere with our attempts to eradicate poliomyelitis globally by the year 2000.

    The clinical features, pathophysiology and differential diagnosis are discussed.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Poliomyélite antérieure, Virose, Infection, Malaisie, Asie, Enfant, Homme, Etude cas, Epidémiologie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Acute anterior poliomyelitis, Viral disease, Infection, Malaysia, Asia, Child, Human, Case study, Epidemiology

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 94-0063432

    Code Inist : 002B05C02A. Création : 199406.