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Incidence of self-reported acute gastrointestinal infections in the community in Poland: a population-based study


Anna Baumann-Popczyk, Małgorzata Sadkowska-Todys, Justyna Rogalska, Paweł Stefanoff.


Epidemiol Infect 2012; 140(7): 1173-84.

A cohort study carried out by a subcontracted social marketing company for 12 months. Each month, we surveyed 300 randomly selected respondents, asking for gastrointestinal symptoms occurance during the previous 4 weeks. This type of cohort study is commonly used to study the burden of infectious diseases. The investigation was funded by the international project MedVetNet.

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