Campylobacter spp among children with acute diarrhea attending Mulago hospital in Kampala--Uganda.

TitleCampylobacter spp among children with acute diarrhea attending Mulago hospital in Kampala--Uganda.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2009
AuthorsMshana, SE, Joloba, M, Kakooza, A, Kaddu-Mulindwa, D
JournalAfrican health sciences
Volume9
Issue3
Pagination201-5
Date Published2009 Sep
ISSN1729-0503
KeywordsAcute Disease, Age Distribution, Anti-Bacterial Agents, Campylobacter, Campylobacter Infections, Child, Preschool, Cross-Sectional Studies, Diarrhea, Drug Resistance, Bacterial, Feces, Female, Humans, Infant, Male, Microbial Sensitivity Tests, Prevalence, Uganda
Abstract

Campylobacter infections occur worldwide. A recent study in Kampala, Uganda, found that 87% of broiler chickens had Campylobacter jejuni; these are potential source of human infection. Isolation rate in developing countries is between 5-35%. This study aimed at finding prevalence of children with campylobacter infection among children with acute diarrhea attending Mulago hospital.

Alternate JournalAfr Health Sci
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