Tracking Cholera through Surveillance of Oral Rehydration Solution Sales at Pharmacies: Insights from Urban Bangladesh.

BACKGROUND:In Bangladesh, pharmacy-purchased oral rehydration solution (ORS) is often used to treat diarrhea, including cholera. Over-the-counter sales have been used for epidemiologic surveillance in the past, but rarely, if ever, in low-income countries. With few early indicators for cholera outbr...

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Main Authors: Andrew S Azman, Justin Lessler, Syed Moinuddin Satter, Michael V Mckay, Azharul Khan, Dilruba Ahmed, Emily S Gurley
Format: Article
Published: Public Library of Science (PLoS) 2015-12-01
Series:PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases
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