Beatriz Munoz

Associate Professor

1987 …2020

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Research Output

2020

A decade of decline: Grant funding for researchers with disabilities 2008 to 2018

Swenor, B. K., Munoz, B. & Meeks, L. M., Jan 1 2020, In : PloS one. 15, 3, e0228686.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access

Maximising trichiasis surgery success (MTSS) trial: rationale and design of a randomised controlled trial to improve trachomatous trichiasis surgical outcomes

Bayissasse, B., Sullivan, K. M., Merbs, S. L., Munoz, B., Keil, A., Sisay, A., Singer, A. & Gower, E. W., Mar 18 2020, In : BMJ open. 10, 3, p. e036327

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Morbidity in a Longitudinal Cohort of Children Residing in Villages Randomized to Biannual Treatment with Azithromycin Versus Placebo

West, S. K., Bloch, E., Weaver, J., Munoz, B., Mrango, Z., Kasubi, M., Lietman, T. & Coles, C., Feb 3 2020, In : Clinical Infectious Diseases. 70, 4, p. 574-580 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2019

Darkroom prone provocative testing in primary angle closure suspects and those with open angles

Friedman, D. S., Chang, D. S. T., Jiang, Y., Huang, S., Kong, X., Munoz, B., Aung, T., Foster, P. J. & He, M., Dec 1 2019, In : British Journal of Ophthalmology. 103, 12, p. 1834-1839 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Eliminación del tracoma en América Latina: Priorización de municipios para las actividades de vigilancia

Translated title of the contribution: Trachoma elimination in Latin America: Prioritization of municipalities for surveillance activitiesSaboyá-Díaz, M. I., Betanzos-Reyes, A. F., West, S. K., Muñoz, B., Castellanos, L. G. & Espinal, M., Jan 1 2019, In : Revista Panamericana de Salud Publica/Pan American Journal of Public Health. 43, e93.

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Open Access
Open Access

Laser peripheral iridotomy for the prevention of angle closure: a single-centre, randomised controlled trial

He, M., Jiang, Y., Huang, S., Chang, D. S., Munoz, B., Aung, T., Foster, P. J. & Friedman, D. S., Apr 20 2019, In : The Lancet. 393, 10181, p. 1609-1618 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Potential effect of epilation on the outcome of surgery for trachomatous trichiasis

Talero, S. L., Muñoz, B. & West, S. K., Jan 1 2019, In : Translational Vision Science and Technology. 8, 4, 30.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Pre-operative trichiatic eyelash pattern predicts post-operative trachomatous trichiasis

Gower, E. W., Munoz, B., Rajak, S., Habtamu, E., West, S. K., Merbs, S. L., Harding, J. C., Alemayehu, W., Kelly Callahan, E., Emerson, P. M., Gebre, T. & Burton, M. J., Jan 1 2019, In : PLoS neglected tropical diseases. 13, 10, e0007637.

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Open Access

Reproducibility of measurements of retinal structural parameters using optical coherence tomography in stargardt disease

Kong, X., Ho, A., Munoz, B., West, S., Strauss, R. W., Jha, A., Ervin, A., Buzas, J., Singh, M., Hu, Z., Cheetham, J., Ip, M. & Scholl, H. P. N., May 2019, In : Translational Vision Science and Technology. 8, 3, 46.

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Open Access

Scotopic Microperimetric Assessment of Rod Function in Stargardt Disease (SMART) Study: Design and Baseline Characteristics (Report No. 1)

Strauss, R. W., Kong, X., Bittencourt, M. G., Ho, A., Jha, A., Schönbach, E. M., Ahmed, M. I., Muñoz, B., Ervin, A. M., Michaelides, M., Birch, D. G., Sahel, J. A., Sunness, J. S., Zrenner, E., Bagheri, S., Ip, M., Sadda, S., West, S. & Scholl, H. P. N., Jan 1 2019, In : Ophthalmic Research. 61, 1, p. 36-43 8 p.

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The Babesia observational antibody (BAOBAB) study: A cross-sectional evaluation of Babesia in two communities in Kilosa district, Tanzania

Bloch, E. M., Mrango, Z., Kasubi, M., Weaver, J., Mihailovic, A., Munoz, B., Weimer, A., Levin, A., Tonnetti, L., Linnen, J. M., Brès, V., Norris, D. E., Carpi, G. & West, S. K., Jan 1 2019, In : PLoS neglected tropical diseases. 13, 8, e0007632.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

The impact on malaria of biannual treatment with azithromycin in children age less than 5 years: A prospective study

Bloch, E. M., Munoz, B., Mrango, Z., Weaver, J., Mboera, L. E. G., Lietman, T. M., Sullivan, D. J. & West, S. K., Aug 23 2019, In : Malaria journal. 18, 1, 284.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Visual Acuity Outcomes after Cataract Surgery: High-Volume versus Low-Volume Surgeons

Cox, J. T., Subburaman, G. B. B., Munoz, B., Friedman, D. S. & Ravindran, R. D., Jan 1 2019, In : Ophthalmology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2018

Babesia microti and malaria infection in Africa: A pilot serosurvey in kilosa district, Tanzania

Bloch, E. M., Kasubi, M., Levin, A., Mrango, Z., Weaver, J., Munoz, B. & West, S. K., Jan 1 2018, In : American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 99, 1, p. 52-56 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chloral Hydrate Administered by a Dedicated Sedation Service Can Be Used Safely and Effectively for Pediatric Ophthalmic Examination

Karaoui, M., Varadaraj, V., Munoz, B., Collins, M., Ali Aljasim, L., Al Naji, E., Hamweyah, K., Al Shamrani, M., Craven, E. R. & Friedman, D. S., Aug 1 2018, In : American Journal of Ophthalmology. 192, p. 39-46 8 p.

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Dual sensory impairment: The association between glaucomatous vision loss and hearing impairment and function

Mudie, L. I., Varadaraj, V., Gajwani, P., Munoz, B., Ramulu, P., Lin, F., Swenor, B., Friedman, D. S. & Zebardast, N., Jul 1 2018, In : PLoS One. 13, 7, e0199889.

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Effect of Chloral Hydrate Sedation on Intraocular Pressure in a Pediatric Population

Varadaraj, V., Munoz, B., Karaoui, M., Collins, M., Aljasim, L. A., Al Naji, E., Hamweyah, K., Al Shamrani, M., Craven, E. R. & Friedman, D. S., Oct 1 2018, In : American Journal of Ophthalmology. 194, p. 126-133 8 p.

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Evaluation of a Single Dose of Azithromycin for Trachoma in Low-Prevalence Communities

Wilson, N., Goodhew, B., Mkocha, H., Joseph, K., Bandea, C., Black, C., Igietseme, J., Munoz, B., West, S. K., Lammie, P., Kasubi, M. & Martin, D. L., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Ophthalmic Epidemiology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Longitudinal change in the serology of antibodies to Chlamydia trachomatis pgp3 in children residing in a trachoma area

West, S. K., Munoz, B., Kaur, H., Dize, L., Mkocha, H., Gaydos, C. A. & Quinn, T. C., Dec 1 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 1, 3520.

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Longitudinal Changes of Fixation Location and Stability Within 12 Months in Stargardt Disease: ProgStar Report No. 12

ProgStar Study Group, Sep 2018, In : American journal of ophthalmology. 193, p. 54-61 8 p.

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Quality Assurance and Quality Control in the Global Trachoma Mapping Project

Project, Jan 1 2018, In : American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 99, 4, p. 858-863 6 p.

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Risk factors for incidence of trachomatous scarring in a cohort of women in low endemic district

Karani, R., Wolle, M., Mkocha, H., Munoz, B. & West, S. K., Apr 1 2018, In : British Journal of Ophthalmology. 102, 4, p. 419-423 5 p.

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The Progression of the Stargardt Disease Type 4 (ProgStar-4) Study: Design and Baseline Characteristics (ProgStar-4 Report No. 1)

Strauss, R. W., Munoz, B., Ahmed, M. I., Bittencourt, M., Schönbach, E. M., Michaelides, M., Birch, D., Zrenner, E., Ervin, A. M., Charbel Issa, P., Kong, J., Wolfson, Y., Shah, M., Bagheri, S., West, S. K. & Scholl, H. P. N., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Ophthalmic Research.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Visual acuity change over 24 months and its association with foveal phenotype and genotype in individuals with stargardt disease progstar study report no. 10

Kong, X., Fujinami, K., Strauss, R. W., Munoz, B., West, S. K., Cideciyan, A. V., Michaelides, M., Ahmed, M., Ervin, A. M., Schönbach, E., Cheetham, J. K., Scholl, H. P. N., Scholl, H. P. N., Strauss, R. W., Wolfson, Y., Bittencourt, M., Shah, S. M., Ahmed, M., Schönbach, E., Fujinami, K. & 185 others, Traboulsi, E., Ehlers, J., Marino, M., Crowe, S., Briggs, R., Borer, A., Pinter, A., Fecko, T., Burgnoni, N., Sunness, J. S., Applegate, C., Russell, L., Michaelides, M., Esposti, S. D., Moore, A., Webster, A., Connor, S., Barnfield, J., Salchi, Z., Alfageme, C., McCudden, V., Pefkianaki, M., Aboshiha, J., Liew, G., Holder, G., Robson, A., King, A., Narvaez, D. I. C., Barnard, K., Grigg, C., Dunbar, H., Obadeyi, Y., Girard-Claudon, K., Swann, H., Rughani, A., Amoah, C., Carrington, D., Bibi, K., Ting Co, E., Illiyas, M. N., Begum, H., Carter, A., Georgiou, A., Lewis, S., Shaheen, S., Shinmar, H., Burton, L., Bernstein, P., Wegner, K., Sawyer, B. L., Carlstrom, B., Farnsworth, K., Fry, C., Chandler, M., Jenkins, G., Creel, D., Birch, D., Wang, Y. Z., Rodriguez, L., Locke, K., Klein, M., Mejia, P., Cideciyan, A. V., Jacobson, S. G., Schwartz, S. B., Matsui, R., Gruzensky, M., Charng, J., Roman, A. J., Zrenner, E., Nasser, F., Hahn, G. A., Wilhelm, B., Peters, T., Beier, B., Koenig, T., Kramer, S., Sahel, J. A., Mohand-Said, S., Audo, I., Laurent-Coriat, C., Sliesoraityte, I., Zeitz, C., Boyard, F., Tran, M. H., Chapon, M., Chaumette, C., Amaudruz, J., Ganem, V., Sancho, S., Girmens, A., Scholl, H. P. N., Strauss, R. W., Wolfson, Y., Shah, S. M., Ahmed, M., Schönbach, E., Wojciechowski, R., Khan, S., Emmert, D. G., Cain, D., Herring, M., Bassinger, J., Liberto, L., West, S. K., Ervin, A. M., Munoz, B., Kong, K., Dreger, K., Jones, J., Burke, R., Sadda, S., Ip, M. S., Jha, A., Ho, A., Kramer, B., Lam, N., Tawdros, R., Zhou, Y. D., Carmona, J., Uji, A., Hariri, A., Lock, A., Elshafei, A., Ganegoda, A., Petrossian, C., Jenkins, D., Strnad, E., Baghdasaryan, E., Ito, E., Samson, F., Blanquel, G., Akil, H., Melendez, J., Lei, J., Huang, J., Chau, J., Falavarjani, K. G., Espino, K., Li, M., Mendoza, M., Nittala, M. G., Roded, N., Saleh, N., Huang, P., Pitetta, S., Balasubramanian, S., Leahy, S., Srinivas, S. J., Velaga, S. B., Margaryan, T., Tepelus, T., Brown, T., Fan, W., Murillo, Y., Shi, Y., Aguilar, K., Chan, C., Santos, L., Seo, B., Sison, C., Perez, S., Chao, S., Miyasato, K., Higgins, J., Luna, Z., Menchaca, A., Gonzalez, N., Robledo, V., Carig, K., Baker, K., Ellenbogen, D., Bluemel, D., Sanford, T., Linares, D., Tran, M., Nava, L., Oberoi, M., Romero, M., Chiguil, V., Bynum-Bain, G., Kim, M., Mendiguren, C., Huang, X. & Smith, M., Aug 2018, In : JAMA ophthalmology. 136, 8, p. 920-928 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2017

Antibiotic resistance in young children in kilosa district, Tanzania 4 years after mass distribution of azithromycin for trachoma control

Bloch, E. M., West, S. K., Mabula, K., Weaver, J., Mrango, Z., Munoz, B., Lietman, T. & Coles, C., Jan 1 2017, In : American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 97, 3, p. 815-818 4 p.

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Global causes of blindness and distance vision impairment 1990–2020: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Flaxman, S. R., Bourne, R. R. A., Resnikoff, S., Ackland, P., Braithwaite, T., Cicinelli, M. V., Das, A., Jonas, J. B., Keeffe, J., Kempen, J. H., Leasher, J., Limburg, H., Naidoo, K., Pesudovs, K., Silvester, A., Stevens, G. A., Tahhan, N., Wong, T. Y., Taylor, H. R., Arditi, A. & 79 others, Barkana, Y., Bozkurt, B., Bron, A., Budenz, D., Cai, F., Casson, R., Chakravarthy, U., Choi, J., Congdon, N., Dana, R., Dandona, R., Dandona, L., Dekaris, I., Del Monte, M., Deva, J., Dreer, L., Ellwein, L., Frazier, M., Frick, K., Friedman, D., Furtado, J., Gao, H., Gazzard, G., George, R., Gichuhi, S., Gonzalez, V., Hammond, B., Hartnett, M. E., He, M., Hejtmancik, J., Hirai, F., Huang, J., Ingram, A., Javitt, J., Joslin, C., Khairallah, M., Khanna, R., Kim, J., Lambrou, G., Lansingh, V. C., Lanzetta, P., Lim, J., Mansouri, K., Mathew, A., Morse, A., Munoz, B., Musch, D., Nangia, V., Palaiou, M., Parodi, M. B., Pena, F. Y., Peto, T., Quigley, H., Raju, M., Ramulu, P., Reza, D., Robin, A., Rossetti, L., Saaddine, J., Sandar, M., Serle, J., Shen, T., Shetty, R., Sieving, P., Silva, J. C., Sitorus, R. S., Stambolian, D., Tejedor, J., Tielsch, J., Tsilimbaris, M., van Meurs, J., Varma, R., Virgili, G., Wang, Y. X., Wang, N. L., West, S., Wiedemann, P., Wormald, R. & Zheng, Y., Dec 1 2017, In : The Lancet Global Health. 5, 12, p. e1221-e1234

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Identifying Patient Perceived Barriers to Trichiasis Surgery in Kongwa District, Tanzania

Bickley, R. J., Mkocha, H., Munoz, B. & West, S., Jan 4 2017, In : PLoS neglected tropical diseases. 11, 1, e0005211.

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Incidence of atrophic lesions in Stargardt disease in the progression of atrophy secondary to Stargardt disease (ProgStar) study report No. 5

for the ProgStar Study Group, Jul 2017, In : JAMA ophthalmology. 135, 7, p. 687-695 9 p.

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Macular sensitivity measured with microperimetry in stargardt disease in the progression of atrophy secondary to stargardt disease (ProgStar) study report No. 7

for the ProgStar Study Group & Shah, S. M., Jul 1 2017, In : JAMA Ophthalmology. 135, 7, p. 696-703 8 p.

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Magnitude, temporal trends, and projections of the global prevalence of blindness and distance and near vision impairment: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Bourne, R. R. A., Flaxman, S. R., Braithwaite, T., Cicinelli, M. V., Das, A., Jonas, J. B., Keeffe, J., Kempen, J. H., Leasher, J., Limburg, H., Naidoo, K., Pesudovs, K., Resnikoff, S., Silvester, A., Stevens, G. A., Tahhan, N., Wong, T. Y., Taylor, H. R., Ackland, P., Arditi, A. & 79 others, Barkana, Y., Bozkurt, B., Wormald, R., Bron, A., Budenz, D., Cai, F., Casson, R., Chakravarthy, U., Congdon, N., Peto, T., Choi, J., Dana, R., Palaiou, M., Dandona, R., Dandona, L., Shen, T., Dekaris, I., Del Monte, M., Deva, J., Dreer, L., Frazier, M., Ellwein, L., Hejtmancik, J., Frick, K., Friedman, D., Javitt, J., Munoz, B., Quigley, H., Ramulu, P., Robin, A., Tielsch, J., West, S., Furtado, J., Gao, H., Gazzard, G., George, R., Gichuhi, S., Gonzalez, V., Hammond, B., Hartnett, M. E., He, M., Hirai, F., Huang, J., Ingram, A., Joslin, C., Khanna, R., Stambolian, D., Khairallah, M., Kim, J., Lambrou, G., Lansingh, V. C., Lanzetta, P., Lim, J., Mansouri, K., Mathew, A., Morse, A., Musch, D., Nangia, V., Battaglia, M., Yaacov, F., Raju, M., Rossetti, L., Saaddine, J., Sandar, M., Serle, J., Shetty, R., Sieving, P., Silva, J. C., Sitorus, R. S., Tejedor, J., Tsilimbaris, M., van Meurs, J., Varma, R., Virgili, G., Volmink, J., Xing, Y., Wang, N. L., Wiedemann, P. & Zheng, Y., Sep 1 2017, In : The Lancet Global Health. 5, 9, p. e888-e897

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Metrics and Acquisition Modes for Fixation Stability as a Visual Function Biomarker

Schönbach, E. M., Ibrahim, M. A., Kong, X., Strauss, R. W., Muñoz, B., Birch, D. G., Sunness, J. S., West, S. K. & Scholl, H. P. N., May 1 2017, In : Investigative ophthalmology & visual science. 58, 6, p. BIO268-BIO276

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Surveillance surveys for reemergent trachoma in formerly endemic districts in Nepal from 2 to 10 years after mass drug administration cessation

West, S. K., Zambrano, A. I., Sharma, S., Mishra, S. K., Munoz, B., Dize, L., Crowley, K., Gaydos, C. A. & Rotondo, L. A., Nov 1 2017, In : JAMA Ophthalmology. 135, 11, p. 1141-1146 6 p.

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The "F" in SAFE: Reliability of assessing clean faces for trachoma control in the field

West, S. K., Ansah, D., Munoz, B., Funga, N. & Mkocha, H., Nov 30 2017, In : PLoS neglected tropical diseases. 11, 11, e0006019.

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Trachomatous scarring among children in a formerly hyper-endemic district of Tanzania

Cox, J. T., Mkocha, H., Munoz, B. & West, S. K., Dec 12 2017, In : PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 11, 12, e0006085.

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Trachomatous Scarring and Infection With Non-Chlamydia Trachomatis Bacteria in Women in Kongwa, Tanzania

Cox, J. T., Kasubi, M. J., Muñoz, B. E., Zambrano, A. I., Greene, G. S., Mkocha, H., Wolle, M. A. & West, S. K., Jun 1 2017, In : Investigative ophthalmology & visual science. 58, 7, p. 3249-3253 5 p.

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Treating village newcomers and travelers for trachoma: Results from ASANTE cluster randomized trial

West, S. K., Munoz, B., Mkocha, H., Dize, L., Gaydos, C. A., Swenor, B., Ervin, A. M. & Quinn, T. C., Jun 2017, In : PloS one. 12, 6, e0178595.

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Visual Acuity Change over 12 Months in the Prospective Progression of Atrophy Secondary to Stargardt Disease (ProgStar) Study. ProgStar Report Number 6

Kong, X., Strauss, R. W., Cideciyan, A. V., Michaelides, M., Sahel, J. A., Munoz, B., Ahmed, M., Ervin, A. M., West, S. K., Cheetham, J. K. & Scholl, H. P. N., Feb 21 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Ophthalmology.

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2016

Assessment of estimated retinal atrophy progression in Stargardt macular dystrophy using spectral-domain optical coherence tomography

Strauss, R. W., Munoz, B., Wolfson, Y., Sophie, R., Fletcher, E., Bittencourt, M. G. & Scholl, H. P. N., Jul 1 2016, In : British Journal of Ophthalmology. 100, 7, p. 956-962 7 p.

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Can We Use Antibodies to Chlamydia trachomatis as a Surveillance Tool for National Trachoma Control Programs? Results from a District Survey

West, S. K., Munoz, B., Weaver, J., Mrango, Z., Dize, L., Gaydos, C., Quinn, T. C. & Martin, D. L., Jan 15 2016, In : PLoS neglected tropical diseases. 10, 1, e0004352.

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Comparison of Short-Wavelength Reduced-Illuminance and Conventional Autofluorescence Imaging in Stargardt Macular Dystrophy

Strauss, R. W., Muñoz, B., Jha, A., Ho, A., Cideciyan, A. V., Kasilian, M. L., Wolfson, Y., Sadda, S. V., West, S., Scholl, H. P. N. & Michaelides, M., Aug 1 2016, In : American journal of ophthalmology. 168, p. 269-278 10 p.

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Evaluation of a field test for antibodies against Chlamydia trachomatis during trachoma surveillance in Nepal

Sun, M. J., Zambrano, A. I., Dize, L., Munoz, B., Gwyn, S., Mishra, S., Martin, D. L., Sharma, S. & West, S. K., Sep 27 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease.

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Longitudinal comparison of antibiotic resistance in diarrheagenic and non-pathogenic escherichia coli from young tanzanian children

Seidman, J. C., Johnson, L. B., Levens, J., Mkocha, H., Mu�oz, B., Silbergeld, E. K., West, S. K. & Coles, C. L., Sep 7 2016, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 7, SEP, 1420.

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