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BMCDas, J.K., et al., Antibiotics for the treatment of Cholera, Shigella and Cryptosporidium in children, BMC Public Health, 2013. 13 Suppl 3: p. S10.

Abstract

Background: Diarrhea is a major contributor to the burden of morbidity and mortality in children; it accounts for a median of 11% of all deaths among children aged less than 5 years, amounting to approximately 0.8 million deaths per year. Currently there is a dearth of literature exploring the effectiveness of antibiotics for diarrhea due to Cholera, Shigella and cryptosporidiosis in children.  This paper presents a review of available data on the effectiveness of antibiotics for cholera, shigella and cryptosporidium in children.

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Makerere University Centre of Excellence for Maternal and Newborn Health Research conducts LiST Training!

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