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Children at risk of giardiasis in Auckland: a case-control analysis

Hoque, M. Ekramul; Hope, Virginia; Scragg, Robert; Kjellstrom, Tord

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The incidence rate of giardiasis in New Zealand is one of the highest among developed countries, peaking in the 1-4 year age group. A case-control study was undertaken to identify risk factors for giardiasis among Auckland children under 5 years of age. The exposure history of 69 cases and 98 controls were analysed. Ninety-five per cent cases and 86% controls used water from the Auckland Metropolitan mains (AMM) supply for domestic purpose, 44 cases and 42 controls swam and 59 cases and 54...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2003
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/88565
Source: Epidemiology and Infection
DOI: 10.1017/S0950268803008598

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