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Risk Factors for Death among Children Less than 5 Years Old Hospitalized with Diarrhea in Rural Western Kenya, 2005–2007: A Cohort Study

  • Ciara E. O'Reilly mail,

    bwf1@cdc.gov

    Affiliation: Division of Foodborne, Waterborne, and Environmental Diseases, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Peter Jaron,

    Affiliation: Kenya Medical Research Institute/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Kisumu, Kenya

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  • Benjamin Ochieng,

    Affiliation: Kenya Medical Research Institute/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Kisumu, Kenya

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  • Amek Nyaguara,

    Affiliation: Kenya Medical Research Institute/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Kisumu, Kenya

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  • Jacqueline E. Tate,

    Affiliation: Division of Viral Diseases, National Center for Immunization, and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Michele B. Parsons,

    Affiliation: Division of Foodborne, Waterborne, and Environmental Diseases, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Cheryl A. Bopp,

    Affiliation: Division of Foodborne, Waterborne, and Environmental Diseases, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Kara A. Williams,

    Affiliation: Division of Viral Diseases, National Center for Immunization, and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Jan Vinjé,

    Affiliation: Division of Viral Diseases, National Center for Immunization, and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Elizabeth Blanton,

    Affiliation: Division of Foodborne, Waterborne, and Environmental Diseases, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Kathleen A. Wannemuehler,

    Affiliation: Division of Foodborne, Waterborne, and Environmental Diseases, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • John Vulule,

    Affiliation: Centre for Global Health Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kisumu, Kenya

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  • Kayla F. Laserson,

    Affiliations: Kenya Medical Research Institute/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Kisumu, Kenya, Center for Global Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Robert F. Breiman,

    Affiliations: Kenya Medical Research Institute/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Kisumu, Kenya, Center for Global Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Daniel R. Feikin,

    Affiliations: Kenya Medical Research Institute/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Kisumu, Kenya, Center for Global Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Marc-Alain Widdowson,

    Affiliation: Division of Viral Diseases, National Center for Immunization, and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Eric Mintz

    Affiliation: Division of Foodborne, Waterborne, and Environmental Diseases, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Published: July 03, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001256

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