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Causes of acute undifferentiated fever and the utility of biomarkers in Chiangrai, northern Thailand

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Tropical infectious diseases like dengue, scrub typhus, murine typhus, leptospirosis, and enteric fever continue to contribute substantially to the febrile disease burden throughout Southeast Asia while malaria is declining. Recently, there has been increasing focus on biomarkers (i.e. C-reactive protein (CRP) and procalcitonin) in delineating bacterial from viral infections.A prospective observational study was performed to investigate the causes of acute undifferentiated fever (AUF) in adul...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1371/journal.pntd.0006477

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Oxford college:
Nuffield College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-0430-5699
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM; NDM Experimental Medicine
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Author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM; Tropical Medicine
Role:
Author
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Publisher:
Public Library of Science Publisher's website
Journal:
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases Journal website
Volume:
12
Issue:
5
Article number:
e0006477
Publication date:
2018-05-31
Acceptance date:
2018-04-24
DOI:
EISSN:
1935-2735
ISSN:
1935-2727
Pmid:
29852003
Source identifiers:
854386
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:854386
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uuid:7d47ec2d-cdce-4d64-a3f3-d592e20bf8f9
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pubs:854386
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2018-06-04

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