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Clinically Unapparent Infantile Thiamin Deficiency in Vientiane, Laos

  • Sengmanivong Khounnorath,

    Affiliations: Department of Pediatrics, Mahosot Hospital, Vientiane, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Wellcome Trust-Mahosot Hospital-Oxford Tropical Medicine Collaboration, Microbiology Laboratory, Mahosot Hospital, Vientiane, Lao People's Democratic Republic

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  • Karen Chamberlain,

    Affiliation: MRC Human Nutrition Research, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Ann M. Taylor,

    Affiliation: Centre for Tropical Medicine, Churchill Hospital, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

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  • Douangdao Soukaloun,

    Affiliations: Department of Pediatrics, Mahosot Hospital, Vientiane, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Wellcome Trust-Mahosot Hospital-Oxford Tropical Medicine Collaboration, Microbiology Laboratory, Mahosot Hospital, Vientiane, Lao People's Democratic Republic

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  • Mayfong Mayxay,

    Affiliations: Wellcome Trust-Mahosot Hospital-Oxford Tropical Medicine Collaboration, Microbiology Laboratory, Mahosot Hospital, Vientiane, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Faculty of Postgraduate Studies, University of Health Sciences, Vientiane, Lao People's Democratic Republic

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  • Sue J. Lee,

    Affiliations: Centre for Tropical Medicine, Churchill Hospital, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

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  • Bounthom Phengdy,

    Affiliations: Department of Pediatrics, Mahosot Hospital, Vientiane, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Wellcome Trust-Mahosot Hospital-Oxford Tropical Medicine Collaboration, Microbiology Laboratory, Mahosot Hospital, Vientiane, Lao People's Democratic Republic

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  • Khonsavanh Luangxay,

    Affiliations: Department of Pediatrics, Mahosot Hospital, Vientiane, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Wellcome Trust-Mahosot Hospital-Oxford Tropical Medicine Collaboration, Microbiology Laboratory, Mahosot Hospital, Vientiane, Lao People's Democratic Republic

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  • Kongkham Sisouk,

    Affiliations: Department of Pediatrics, Mahosot Hospital, Vientiane, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Wellcome Trust-Mahosot Hospital-Oxford Tropical Medicine Collaboration, Microbiology Laboratory, Mahosot Hospital, Vientiane, Lao People's Democratic Republic

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  • Bandit Soumphonphakdy,

    Affiliations: Department of Pediatrics, Mahosot Hospital, Vientiane, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Wellcome Trust-Mahosot Hospital-Oxford Tropical Medicine Collaboration, Microbiology Laboratory, Mahosot Hospital, Vientiane, Lao People's Democratic Republic

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  • Khaysy Latsavong,

    Affiliations: Department of Pediatrics, Mahosot Hospital, Vientiane, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Wellcome Trust-Mahosot Hospital-Oxford Tropical Medicine Collaboration, Microbiology Laboratory, Mahosot Hospital, Vientiane, Lao People's Democratic Republic

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  • Kongsin Akkhavong,

    Affiliations: Department of Pediatrics, Mahosot Hospital, Vientiane, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Wellcome Trust-Mahosot Hospital-Oxford Tropical Medicine Collaboration, Microbiology Laboratory, Mahosot Hospital, Vientiane, Lao People's Democratic Republic

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  • Nicholas J. White,

    Affiliations: Wellcome Trust-Mahosot Hospital-Oxford Tropical Medicine Collaboration, Microbiology Laboratory, Mahosot Hospital, Vientiane, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Centre for Tropical Medicine, Churchill Hospital, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

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  • Paul N. Newton mail

    paul@tropmedres.ac

    Affiliations: Wellcome Trust-Mahosot Hospital-Oxford Tropical Medicine Collaboration, Microbiology Laboratory, Mahosot Hospital, Vientiane, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Centre for Tropical Medicine, Churchill Hospital, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

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  • Published: February 22, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000969

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