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Defining disease heterogeneity to guide the empirical treatment of febrile illness in resource poor settings

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Background: Malaria incidence is in decline in many parts of SE Asia leading to a decreasing proportion of febrile illness that is attributable to malaria. However in the absence of rapid, affordable and accurate diagnostic tests, the non-malaria causes of these illnesses cannot be reliably identified. Studies on the aetiology of febrile illness have indicated that the causes are likely to vary by geographical location within countries (i.e. be spatiall...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Oxford college:
Wadham College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-6523-185X
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-0734-2022
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-5355-0562
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-9839-5359
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Publisher:
Public Library of Science Publisher's website
Journal:
PLoS ONE Journal website
Volume:
7
Issue:
9
Pages:
e44545
Publication date:
2012-09-21
Acceptance date:
2012-08-06
DOI:
EISSN:
1932-6203
Pmid:
23028559
Source identifiers:
353912
Language:
English
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pubs:353912
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uuid:1def9b6e-1a59-4d04-aa38-c5aa140b1f6f
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pubs:353912
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2019-02-05

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