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Bangladesh - Dhaka Cohort Study of Cryptosporidiosis in Children 2014

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General Info
Geography 
Dhaka
Coverage type 
Subnational
Time period covered 
01/2014 - present
Data type
Survey:
  • Exam
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Longitudinal
Summary 

The purpose of this study was to track incidence of cryptosporidium infections within children in Mirpur and Mirzapur, Dhaka, Bangladesh. The data were collected through anthropometric measurements, blood tests, and stool tests. Children were followed from birth to 24 months.

The sample size for this survey was 500 children. This sample was broken into 250 children from urban Mirpur and 250 children from rural Mirzapur.

Citation
Primary investigator 
William Petri, University of Virginia ([email protected])
Suggested citation 

International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (ICDDR,B). Bangladesh - Dhaka Cohort Study of Cryptosporidiosis in Children 2014. [Unpublished].