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[cidade leonor slum, são paulo. iii. environmental contamination and natural feeding practice].in this study the authors report the high rate of environmental contamination to which children living in slum areas are exposed. the authors performed a bacteriologic and parasitologic survey in children with acute diarrhea and in controls. feeding habits were also recorded. the feeding habits revealed that 176 out of 520 children (33.8%) were never breast fed, whereas the remaining 344 (66.7%) were breast fed for an average of 2.2 months. the parasitologic survey was positive in 89% of the sto ...19911820601
enteropathogens associated with acute diarrheal disease in urban infants in são paulo, brazil.to determine the prevalence and epidemiology of enteropathogens in acute infantile diarrhea, 500 infants less than or equal to 12 months of age with diarrhea and 500 age-matched control subjects coming to a são paulo emergency room were studied. enteropathogens were identified in 55% of case infants and 10% of controls; enteropathogenic escherichia coli (epec) of classic epec serotypes producing epec adherence factor (eaf) (26% of case infants), rotavirus (14%), salmonella species (8%), enteroto ...19911856482
diarrheal disease in children in são paulo. 19883138375
typification of vibrio fetus isolated from bovine in the state of são paulo. 19715156291
pathogen-specific risk factors and protective factors for acute diarrheal illness in children aged 12-59 months in são paulo, brazil.diarrheal diseases are a leading cause of childhood morbidity and mortality in latin america. most studies have focused on infants but not on older children. we enrolled 505 children (age, 12-59 months) with diarrhea and age-matched controls in a case-control study in sao paulo, brazil. independent risk factors for diarrhea included another household member with diarrhea (matched odds ratio [mor], 8.1; attributable fraction [af], 0.17; p<.001) and consumption of homemade juice (mor, 1.8; af, 0.1 ...200415156440
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