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The relationship between reported fever and Plasmodium falciparum infection in African children.

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BACKGROUND: Fever has traditionally served as the entry point for presumptive treatment of malaria in African children. However, recent changes in the epidemiology of malaria across many places in Africa would suggest that the predictive accuracy of a fever history as a marker of disease has changed prompting calls for the change to diagnosis-based treatment strategies. METHODS: Using data from six national malaria indicator surveys undertaken between 2007 and 2009, the relationship between ...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1186/1475-2875-9-99

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University of Oxford
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
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Okiro, E
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086166
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Snow, R
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079080
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Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
Malaria Journal Journal website
Volume:
9
Issue:
1
Article number:
99
Publication date:
2010-01-01
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1475-2875
ISSN:
1475-2875
Source identifiers:
58673
Language:
English
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2012-12-19

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