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

Published inClinical Infectious Diseases, vol. 66, no. 12, p. 1838-1845
Publication date2018

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.

  • Adolescent
  • Child
  • Child, Preschool
  • Coinfection/epidemiology
  • Cost of Illness
  • Female
  • Fever/etiology/parasitology
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases/epidemiology/virology
  • Ghana/epidemiology
  • Hospitalization
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Malaria/epidemiology/microbiology/virology
  • Male
  • Parasite Load
  • Parasitemia/epidemiology
  • Prospective Studies
  • Respiratory Tract Infections/epidemiology/microbiology
  • Urinary Tract Infections/epidemiology/microbiology
Affiliation Not a UNIGE publication
Citation (ISO format)
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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ISSN of the journal1058-4838

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