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The use of artemether-lumefantrine by febrile children following national implementation of a revised drug policy in Kenya.

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OBJECTIVES: To examine access to, timing and use of artemisinin-based combination therapy among rural Kenyan febrile children before and following the introduction of artemether-lumefantrine (AL) as first-line antimalarial drug policy. METHODS: In August 2006, a cohort was established within 72 rural clusters in four sentinel districts to monitor the period prevalence of fever and treatment in children aged 0-4 years through four repeat cross-sectional surveys (one prior to introduction of A...

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Tropical medicine and international health : TM and IH More from this journal
Volume:
13
Issue:
4
Pages:
487-494
Publication date:
2008-04-01
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EISSN:
1365-3156
ISSN:
1360-2276
Language:
English
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40723
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2012-12-19

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