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India - Kolkata GEMS 2007-2011 qPCR Diagnostic Results - University of Virginia


General Info
India (IND)
West Bengal
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
12/2007 - 03/2011
Series or system 
Global Enteric Multicenter Study (GEMS)
Data type
  • Exam
  • Health facility
  • Individual

The Global Enteric Multicenter Study (GEMS-1) was a multi-country case-control study of diarrheal disease in children under 5 years of age. Stool samples were collected from all participants at the enrollment exam. This dataset contains the results from the University of Virginia's re-analysis of the stool samples using qPCR protocol, as opposed to the diagnostic methodology used to analyze the samples in the original GEMS protocol.