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The utility of diagnostic tests for enteric fever in endemic locations.

Abstract:

Enteric fever, an infection caused by Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi and serovar Paratyphi A, is common and endemic in many areas of the Asian and African continents. In endemic areas, diagnostic tests are needed to diagnose acute cases for clinical management, to detect convalescent and chronic fecal carriage and for contact tracing. A suitable test may also allow an assessment of disease burden in a community to determine the need for vaccination programs. Each specific role may warrant ...

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Publisher copy:
10.1586/eri.11.47

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Wijedoru, L More by this author
Journal:
Expert review of anti-infective therapy
Volume:
9
Issue:
6
Pages:
711-725
Publication date:
2011-06-05
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EISSN:
1744-8336
ISSN:
1478-7210
URN:
uuid:7b369485-0522-4185-9b4d-6f6f6d0431e3
Source identifiers:
155632
Local pid:
pubs:155632

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