High mortality of infant bacteraemia clinically indistinguishable from severe malaria.

@article{Evans2004HighMO,
  title={High mortality of infant bacteraemia clinically indistinguishable from severe malaria.},
  author={Jennifer A. Evans and Akwasi Adusei and Christian Timmann and J{\"u}rgen May and David S. Mack and Tsiri E Agbenyega and R Horstmann and E. Opuni Frimpong},
  journal={QJM : monthly journal of the Association of Physicians},
  year={2004},
  volume={97 9},
  pages={
          591-7
        }
}
BACKGROUND Early recognition of children at highest risk of dying and the targeting of appropriate drug therapy are vital to the improvement of paediatric care in developing countries. This will rely upon the development of simple clinically-based algorithms and treatment guidelines. AIM To determine the role of bacteraemia in children presenting with clinical signs and symptoms of severe malaria. DESIGN Retrospective analysis of blood culture results following prospective data collection… CONTINUE READING
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