A Study of Etiological Pattern in an Epidemic of Acute Febrile Illness during Monsoon in a Tertiary Health Care Institute of Uttarakhand, India.

@article{Singh2014ASO,
  title={A Study of Etiological Pattern in an Epidemic of Acute Febrile Illness during Monsoon in a Tertiary Health Care Institute of Uttarakhand, India.},
  author={R. K. Suraj Singh and Shailendra Pratap Singh and Niaz Ahmad},
  journal={Journal of clinical and diagnostic research : JCDR},
  year={2014},
  volume={8 6},
  pages={MC01-3}
}
BACKGROUND Many parts of India are endemic for the dengue, malaria, typhoid and scrub typhus infections. The relative contribution of these illnesses in an outbreak of acute febrile illness is not known in this region. OBJECTIVE The present study was conducted to find out the etiological pattern in an epidemic of acute febrile illness in Uttarakhand during the monsoon period. The study also focuses on concurrent infections and tries to find out the mortality outcomes. MATERIALS AND METHODS… CONTINUE READING