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Febrile illness in adolescents and adults

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Fever is one of the most common symptoms reported by patients seeking health care in low-resource areas in the tropics, where it may occur either in isolation or in association with other common symptoms such as cough or diarrhea (Feikin and others 2011; Prasad, Sharples, and others 2015). Fever without localizing features presents a particular challenge to health care workers and health systems because it may be caused by a wide range of bacterial, fungal, parasitic, and viral infections (Cr...

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10.1596/978-1-4648-0526-4

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM; Tropical Medicine
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Author
Publisher:
The World Bank Group Publisher's website
Volume:
6
Pages:
365-384
Host title:
Disease Control Priorities: Major Infectious Diseases
Publication date:
2017-01-01
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978-1-4648-0525-7
Pubs id:
pubs:827135
URN:
uri:808876da-b46f-4307-b8a4-43cfc914273a
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uuid:808876da-b46f-4307-b8a4-43cfc914273a
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pubs:827135
ISBN:
978-1-4648-0526-4
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