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A national health facility survey of malaria infection among febrile patients in Kenya, 2014

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Background: The use of malaria infection prevalence among febrile patients at clinics has a potential to be a valuable epidemiological surveillance tool. However, routine data are incomplete and not all fevers are tested. This study was designed to screen all fevers for malaria infection in Kenya to explore the epidemiology of fever test positivity rates.

Methods: Random sampling was used within five malaria epidemiological zones of Kenya (i.e., high lake endemic, moderate...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s12936-016-1638-2

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
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Author
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Funding agency for:
Githinji, S
Grant:
MR/K007351/1
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Githinji, S
Grant:
MR/K007351/1
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Funding agency for:
Noor, A
Grant:
095127
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Funding agency for:
Snow, R
Grant:
103602
Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
Malaria Journal Journal website
Volume:
15
Issue:
591
Pages:
1-9
Publication date:
2016-12-08
Acceptance date:
2016-11-24
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ISSN:
1475-2875
Source identifiers:
664805
Pubs id:
pubs:664805
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uuid:3a57a6c7-a3ab-4879-b8c6-4d1699a292b2
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pubs:664805
Deposit date:
2016-12-09

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