Enteric Infections in Young Children are Associated with Environmental Enteropathy and Impaired Growth

Nov 09, 2017
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Enteric infections were significantly associated with EE and impaired growth in rural Bangladesh. These findings provide further evidence to support the hypothesis that contaminated soil in child play spaces can lead to enteric infections, many of which are likely subclinical, resulting in EE and impaired growth in young children.

Enteric Infections in Young Children are Associated with Environmental Enteropathy and Impaired Growth