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Febrile Illness Evaluation in a Broad Range of Endemicities (FIEBRE): protocol for a multisite prospective observational study of the causes of fever in Africa and Asia

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Introduction Fever commonly leads to healthcare seeking and hospital admission in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia. There is only limited guidance for clinicians managing non-malarial fevers, which often results in inappropriate treatment for patients. Furthermore, there is little evidence for estimates of disease burden, or to guide empirical therapy, control measures, resource allocation, prioritisation of clinical diagnostics or antimicrobial stewardship. The Febrile Illness Evaluation in a Bro...

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10.1136/bmjopen-2019-035632

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0000-0003-1076-6758
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Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
BMJ Open Journal website
Volume:
10
Issue:
7
Article number:
e035632
Publication date:
2020-07-21
Acceptance date:
2020-04-09
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2044-6055
ISSN:
2044-6055
Pmid:
32699131
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English
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Pubs id:
1123168
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pubs:1123168
Deposit date:
2020-08-25

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