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dc.contributor.authorDahmane, A
dc.contributor.authorvan Griensven, J
dc.contributor.authorVan Herp, M
dc.contributor.authorVan den Bergh, R
dc.contributor.authorNzomukunda, Y
dc.contributor.authorPrior, J
dc.contributor.authorAlders, P
dc.contributor.authorJambai, A
dc.contributor.authorZachariah, R
dc.date.accessioned2014-03-31T20:50:16Z
dc.date.available2014-03-31T20:50:16Z
dc.date.issued2014-03
dc.identifier.citationConstraints in the diagnosis and treatment of Lassa Fever and the effect on mortality in hospitalized children and women with obstetric conditions in a rural district hospital in Sierra Leone. 2014, 108 (3):126-32 Trans. R. Soc. Trop. Med. Hyg.en_GB
dc.identifier.issn1878-3503
dc.identifier.pmid24535150
dc.identifier.doi10.1093/trstmh/tru009
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10144/315033
dc.description.abstractLassa fever (LF) is an acute viral haemorrhagic infection, endemic in West Africa. Confirmatory diagnosis and treatment (ribavirin) is difficult, expensive, and restricted to specialised hospitals. Among confirmed and suspected LF cases, we report on clinical and laboratory features, timing and administration of ribavirin and the relationship with case fatality.
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherOxford University Pressen_GB
dc.rightsPublished by Elsevier Archived on this site with the kind permission of Elsevier Ltd. ([url]http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00359203[/url]) and the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene ([url]http://www.rstmh.org/transactions.asp[/url])en_GB
dc.subjectInfections,Viralen_GB
dc.subjectNTDsen_GB
dc.titleConstraints in the diagnosis and treatment of Lassa Fever and the effect on mortality in hospitalized children and women with obstetric conditions in a rural district hospital in Sierra Leoneen
dc.identifier.journalTransactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygieneen_GB
refterms.dateFOA2019-03-04T11:12:11Z
html.description.abstractLassa fever (LF) is an acute viral haemorrhagic infection, endemic in West Africa. Confirmatory diagnosis and treatment (ribavirin) is difficult, expensive, and restricted to specialised hospitals. Among confirmed and suspected LF cases, we report on clinical and laboratory features, timing and administration of ribavirin and the relationship with case fatality.


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