Treatable bacterial infections are underrecognized causes of fever in Ethiopian children.

@article{Aarsland2012TreatableBI,
  title={Treatable bacterial infections are underrecognized causes of fever in Ethiopian children.},
  author={Sara J Aarsland and Alejandro Castellanos-Gonz{\'a}lez and Kameron P Lockamy and Ruth Mulu-Droppers and Moges Mulu and Arthur White and Miguel Mauricio Cabada},
  journal={The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene},
  year={2012},
  volume={87 1},
  pages={128-33}
}
Febrile illnesses remain a major cause of morbidity and mortality in resource-poor countries, but too often, tests are not available to determine the causes, leading to misdiagnosis and inappropriate treatment. To determine the cause of febrile illnesses, we recovered the malaria smears from 102 children presenting with fever to Soddo Christian Hospital in… CONTINUE READING