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Open Access | Examining appropriate diagnosis and treatment of malaria: availability and use of rapid diagnostic tests and artemisinin-based combination therapy in public and private health facilities in south east Nigeria

August 17, 2010 - 13:46 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Uzochukwu BS, Chiegboka LO, Enwereuzo C, Nwosu U, Okorafor D, Onwujekwe OE, Uguru NP, Sibeudu FT, Ezeoke OP
Reference: 
BMC Public Health 2010, 10:486 (16 August 2010)

The study was undertaken in Enugu state, southeast Nigeria in March 2009. Data was collected from heads of 74 public and private health facilities on the availability and use of RDTs and ACTs. Also, the availability of RDTs and the types of ACTs that were available in the facilities were documented.

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