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Presentation of life-threatening invasive nontyphoidal Salmonella disease in Malawian children: A prospective observational study

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Nontyphoidal Salmonellae commonly cause invasive disease in African children that is often fatal. 60 The clinical diagnosis of these infections is hampered by the absence of a clear clinical syndrome. 61 Drug resistance means that empirical antibiotic therapy is often ineffective and currently no vaccine 62 is available. The study objective was to identify risk factors for mortality among children presenting 63 to hospital with invasive Salmonella disease in Africa. We conducted a prospect...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1371/journal.pntd.0006027

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM; Jenner Institute
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Paediatrics
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Public Library of Science Publisher's website
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PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases Journal website
Volume:
11
Issue:
12
Pages:
e0006027
Publication date:
2017-12-05
Acceptance date:
2017-10-10
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EISSN:
1935-2735
Pubs id:
pubs:736836
URN:
uri:0e5aea7b-b17a-4ac3-9629-75495abeddd6
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uuid:0e5aea7b-b17a-4ac3-9629-75495abeddd6
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pubs:736836

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