Cost of illness for cholera in a high risk urban area in Bangladesh: an analysis from household perspective

Article published in BMC Infectious Diseases on 04-Nov-2013 by Sarker, A. R. et al.


Cholera poses a substantial health burden to developing countries such as Bangladesh. In this study, the objective is to estimate the economic burden of cholera treatments incurred by households. The study was carried out in the context of a large vaccine trial in an urban area of Bangladesh.