Campylobacter Enteritis in Ghana

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dc.contributor.author Abrahams, C.A.
dc.contributor.author Agbodaze, D.
dc.contributor.author Arai, S.
dc.contributor.author Awumbila, B.
dc.contributor.author Tetteh, J.
dc.contributor.author Ofori-Anyinam, O.
dc.contributor.author Fonnadi, H.
dc.date.accessioned 2019-11-07T12:24:32Z
dc.date.available 2019-11-07T12:24:32Z
dc.date.issued 1989-03
dc.identifier.uri http://www.ghanamedj.org/archives/GMJ%201989%20Vol%2023%20No%201/Campylobacter%20enteritis%20in%20Ghana.pdf
dc.identifier.uri http://ugspace.ug.edu.gh/handle/123456789/33397
dc.description Journal Article on Campylobacter Enteritis en_US
dc.description.abstract An investigation was carried out over a period of one year on the isolation of Campylobacter jejuni from children with and without diarrhoea in an urban and a rural area in Ghana. From a total of 836 stool specimens examined aver this period, the isolation rate of c. Jejuni was 6.6% (30/455) and 12.8% (36/281) from the urban and rural areas respectively. The incidence for the control group was 4% (4/100). C. Jejuni was found to be rather prevalent in children aged between 7-12 months. There appe~1 to be no relationship between the rain-fall pattern and the incidence of C. Jejuni Infection during the period of this study. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Japan International Co-operation Agency (JICA) and Ghana Government.
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Ghana Medical Journal en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries 23;1
dc.subject Campylobacter Enteritis en_US
dc.subject Ghana en_US
dc.subject Campylobacter jejuni en_US
dc.title Campylobacter Enteritis in Ghana en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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