[Diagnosis of malaria in general practice: dealing with uncertainty].

Abstract

Malaria is the disease to exclude when dealing with a patient coming back from an endemic area with fever. We need reliable diagnostic tools with negative likelihood ratio (LR-) close to zero (-> high negative predictive value). Ideally, a microscopical examination (ME) (thick and thin film) should be done, with or without a rapid diagnostic test (RDT… (More)

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