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Malaria Coinfections in Febrile Pediatric Inpatients: A Hospital-Based Study From Ghana

Hogan, Benedikt
Eibach, Daniel
Krumkamp, Ralf
Sarpong, Nimako
Dekker, Denise
Kreuels, Benno
Maiga-Ascofaré, Oumou
Gyau Boahen, Kennedy
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CollaborationWith : Eckerle, Isabella Anne
Published in Clinical infectious diseases. 2018, vol. 66, no. 12, p. 1838-1845
Abstract The epidemiology of pediatric febrile illness is shifting in sub-Saharan Africa, but malaria remains a major cause of childhood morbidity and mortality. The present study describes causes of febrile illness in hospitalized children in Ghana and aims to determine the burden of malaria coinfections and their association with parasite densities.
Keywords AdolescentChildChild, PreschoolCoinfection/epidemiologyCost of IllnessFemaleFever/etiology/parasitologyGastrointestinal Diseases/epidemiology/virologyGhana/epidemiologyHospitalizationHumansInfantMalaria/epidemiology/microbiology/virologyMaleParasite LoadParasitemia/epidemiologyProspective StudiesRespiratory Tract Infections/epidemiology/microbiologyUrinary Tract Infections/epidemiology/microbiology
PMID: 29408951
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Research groups Emerging viruses (993)
Groupe Laurent Kaiser (virologie clinique) (668)
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HOGAN, Benedikt et al. Malaria Coinfections in Febrile Pediatric Inpatients: A Hospital-Based Study From Ghana. In: Clinical Infectious Diseases, 2018, vol. 66, n° 12, p. 1838-1845. doi: 10.1093/cid/cix1120

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