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Malaria relevance and diagnosis in febrile Burkina Faso travellers: a prospective study

August 5, 2013 - 17:41 -- Open Access
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Schrot-Sanyan S, Gaidot-Pagnier S, Abou-Bacar A, Sirima SB, Candolfi E
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Malaria Journal 2013, 12:270 (2 August 2013)
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The aim of the study was to evaluate the aetiologies of fever, malaria prevalence, and best diagnostic methods in a population of 306 non-malaria endemic travellers who, over a one-year period, consulted the French embassy's Centre Medico-Social in Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) for fever.

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Open Access | Diversity in anopheline larval habitats and adult composition during the dry and wet seasons in Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso)

March 23, 2010 - 20:50 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
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Florence Fournet, Maud Cussac, Ali Ouari, Pierre-Erwann Meyer, Hyacinthe K Toe, Louis-Clement Gouagna, Roch K Dabire
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Malaria Journal 2010, 9:78 (19 March 2010)

Several cases of malaria are frequently recorded during the dry period in Ouagadougou town (Burkina Faso). This has led to the design of a series of studies focusing on both parasitological and entomological investigations intended to provide relevant health data on the risk of local malaria transmission according to the way of urbanisation.

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