Cost comparison of laboratory testing vs. empiric treatment for nalaria in Southwestern Nigeria: a prospective study

@inproceedings{Parikh2010CostCO,
  title={Cost comparison of laboratory testing vs. empiric treatment for nalaria in Southwestern Nigeria: a prospective study},
  author={Ravi H. Parikh and Isaac O. Amole and Margaret J. Tarpley and Daniel A. Gbadero and Mario A. Davidson and Sten H Vermund},
  booktitle={Malaria Journal},
  year={2010}
}
Materials and methods Patients with a diagnosis of clinical malaria were recruited from a medical center in southwestern Nigeria. The patients received free Giemsa thick (diagnosis) and thin (differentiation) smears, but paid for any antimalarial treatment. Clinical diagnosis was made on clinicians’ judgments based on symptoms, including fever, diarrhea… CONTINUE READING