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Open Access | Can treatment of malaria be restricted to parasitologically confirmed malaria? A school-based study in Benin in children with and without fever

April 22, 2010 - 13:42 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Faucher J, Makoutode P, Abiou G, Beheton T, Houze P, Ouendo E, Houze S, Deloron P, Cot M
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2010, 9:104 (21 April 2010)

Applying a policy of restricting anti-malarials to RDT-confirmed cases is consistent with an adequate management of fevers in this population. Further studies on the management of fever in younger children are of upmost importance.

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