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A prospective study of the importance of enteric fever as a cause of non-malarial febrile illness in patients admitted to Chittagong Medical College Hospital, Bangladesh.

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Background

Fever is a common cause of admission to hospital in Bangladesh but causative agents, other than malaria are, not routinely investigated; enteric fever is thought to be common.

Methods

Adults and children admitted to Chittagong Medical College Hospital with a temperature of ≥38.0oC were investigated in detail using a blood smear for malaria, a blood culture, real-time PCR to detect Salmonella Typhi, S. Paratyphi A and other pathogens in blood and CSF and...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s12879-016-1886-3

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Baker, S
Grant:
100087/Z/12/Z
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Funding agency for:
Baker, S
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100087/Z/12/Z
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Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC Infectious Diseases Journal website
Volume:
16
Issue:
1
Pages:
567
Publication date:
2016-10-01
Acceptance date:
2016-10-01
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ISSN:
1471-2334
Source identifiers:
653468
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:653468
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pubs:653468
Deposit date:
2016-11-04

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