Epidemic cholera during refugee resettlement in Malawi.
In June 1988 a cholera epidemic occurred in a Mozambican refugee population resettling in southern Malawi.
A case-control study was conducted to determine possible risk factors for disease.
The characteristics of 48 refugee households with any member (s) hospitalized for suspected cholera were compared to 441 randomly sampled refugee households without hospitalizations.
Vibrio cholerae 01 was isolated from 50% (5/10) of case-patient stool cultures.
Mots-clés Pascal : Choléra, Bactériose, Infection, Epidémiologie, Réfugié, Homme, Malawi, Afrique, Hospitalisation, Hygiène, Mozambicain
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Cholera, Bacteriosis, Infection, Epidemiology, Refugee, Human, Malawi, Africa, Hospitalization, Hygiene
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 95-0089071
Code Inist : 002B05B02L4. Création : 09/06/1995.