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The social role of C-reactive protein point-of-care testing to guide antibiotic prescription in Northern Thailand

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New and affordable point-of-care testing (POCT) solutions are hoped to guide antibiotic prescription and to help limit antimicrobial resistance (AMR)—especially in low- and middle-income countries where resource constraints often prevent extensive diagnostic testing. Anthropological and sociological research has illuminated the role and impact of rapid point-of-care malaria testing. This paper expands our knowledge about the social implications of non-malarial POCT, using the case study of a ...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.socscimed.2018.02.018

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
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Author
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0000-0002-5849-7131
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM; Experimental Medicine
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM; Tropical Medicine
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Social Science and Medicine Journal website
Volume:
202
Pages:
1-12
Publication date:
2018-02-23
Acceptance date:
2018-02-20
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EISSN:
0277-9536
ISSN:
0277-9536
Source identifiers:
825588
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pubs:825588
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uuid:939c86b9-ad3f-4ec3-8d2c-a358a0384584
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pubs:825588
Deposit date:
2018-02-21

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