Acute febrile illness among children in Butajira, south–central Ethiopia during the Typhoid Fever Surveillance in Africa Program
Background Clearly differentiating causes of fever is challenging where diagnostic capacities are limited, resulting in poor patient management. We investigated acute febrile illness in children aged ≤15 years enrolled at healthcare facilities in Butajira, Ethiopia, during January 2012 to January 2014 for the Typhoid Fever Surveillance in Africa Program.
Methods Blood culture, malaria microscopy, and blood analyses followed by microbiological, bioc...Expand abstract
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