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Aetiology-specific estimates of the global and regional incidence and mortality of diarrhoeal diseases commonly transmitted through food

Pires, Sara M; Fischer-Walker, Christa; Lanata, Claudio F; Devleesschauwer, Brecht; Hall, Aron J; Duarte, Ana S R; Black, Robert E; Angulo, Frederick J; Kirk, Martyn

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Background Diarrhoeal diseases are major contributors to the global burden of disease, particularly in children. However, comprehensive estimates of the incidence and mortality due to specific aetiologies of diarrhoeal diseases are not available. The objective of this study is to provide estimates of the global and regional incidence and mortality of diarrhoeal diseases caused by nine pathogens that are commonly transmitted through foods. Methods and Findings We abstracted data from...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/102812
Source: PLOS ONE (Public Library of Science)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0142927
Access Rights: Open Access

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