Pediatric cryptosporidiosis: An evaluation of health care and societal costs in Peru, Bangladesh and Kenya.
Ellen R Rafferty
Janna M Schurer
Michael B Arndt
Robert K M Choy
Eugenio L de Hostos
- Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
(issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
Research Article | Diagnostic Medicine | Inpatients | Signs and Symptoms | Pathology and Laboratory Medicine | Geographical locations | Protozoans | Peru | Kenya | Parasitic Protozoans | People and places | South America | Health Care | Africa | Biology and Life Sciences | Gastroenterology and Hepatology | Asia | Patients | Medicine | Diarrhea | Q | Economics | R | Cryptosporidium | Social Sciences | Science | Organisms | Parasitic Diseases | Medicine and Health Sciences | Cryptosporidiosis | Bangladesh | Health Economics
Cryptosporidium is a leading cause of pediatric diarrhea in resource-limited settings; yet, few studies report the health care costs or societal impacts of this protozoan parasite. Our study examined direct and indirect costs associated with symptomatic cryptosporidiosi...