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Concomitant bacteremia in adults with severe falciparum malaria

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Background Approximately 6% of children hospitalized with severe falciparum malaria in Africa are also bacteremic. It is therefore recommended that all children with severe malaria should receive broad-spectrum antibiotics in addition to parenteral artesunate. Empirical antibiotics are not recommended currently for adults with severe malaria.

Methods Blood cultures were performed on sequential prospectively studied adult patients with strictly defi...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1093/cid/ciaa191

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Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-2309-1171
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Journal:
Clinical Infectious Diseases More from this journal
Volume:
71
Issue:
9
Pages:
e465–e470
Publication date:
2020-02-28
Acceptance date:
2020-02-25
DOI:
EISSN:
1537-6591
ISSN:
1058-4838
Pmid:
32107527
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1090407
Local pid:
pubs:1090407
Deposit date:
2020-03-08

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