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Konzo prevention in six villages in the DRC and the dependence of konzo prevalence on cyanide intake and malnutrition

Banea, J P; Bradbury, James; Mandombi, C.; Nahimana, D; Denton, Ian; Foster, Matthew; Kuwa, N; Tshala Katumbay, D.


Six villages in Boko Health Zone, Bandundu Province, DRC, were studied with 4588 people, 144 konzo cases and konzo prevalences of 2.0-5.2%. Konzo incidence is increasing rapidly in this area. Food consumption scores were obtained from the households with

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Toxicology Reports
DOI: 10.1016/j.toxrep.2015.03.014


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