Malaria "Diagnosis" and Diagnostics in Afghanistan.

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Reynolds, J; Wood, M; Mikhail, A; Ahmad, T; Karimullah, K; Motahed, M; Hazansai, A; Baktash, SH; Anwari, N; Kizito, J; Mayan, I; Rowland, M; Chandler, C; Leslie, T;
(2012)
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Subject:
    mesheuropmc: parasitic diseases

: In many malaria-endemic areas, including Afghanistan, overdiagnosis of malaria is common. Even when using parasite-based diagnostic tests prior to treatment, clinicians commonly prescribe antimalarial treatment following negative test results. This practice neglects a... View more
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