Campylobacter Enteritis in Ghana

Show simple item record Abrahams, C.A. Agbodaze, D. Arai, S. Awumbila, B. Tetteh, J. Ofori-Anyinam, O. Fonnadi, H. 2019-11-07T12:24:32Z 2019-11-07T12:24:32Z 1989-03
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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