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Target Product Profile for a Diagnostic Assay to Differentiate between Bacterial and Non-Bacterial Infections and Reduce Antimicrobial Overuse in Resource-Limited Settings: An Expert Consensus.

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Acute fever is one of the most common presenting symptoms globally. In order to reduce the empiric use of antimicrobial drugs and improve outcomes, it is essential to improve diagnostic capabilities.

Auteurs: Dittrich S Tadesse BT Moussy F Chua A Zorzet A Tängdén T Dolinger DL Page AL Crump JA D'Acremont V Bassat Q Lubell Y Newton PN Heinrich N Rodwell TJ González IJ
Référence de l'article: PloS one 2016 ; 11(8); e0161721. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0161721. Epub 2016 08 25
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Auteurs: Jindani A Borgulya G de Patiño IW Gonzales T de Fernandes RA Shrestha B Atwine D Bonnet M Burgos M Dubash F Patel N Checkley AM Harrison TS Mitchison D
Référence de l'article: The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2016 06 ; 20(6); 832-8. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.15.0577. Epub 2018 02 14
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Impact and Lessons Learned from Mass Drug Administrations of Malaria Chemoprevention during the Ebola Outbreak in Monrovia, Liberia, 2014.

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BACKGROUND: In October 2014, during the Ebola outbreak in Liberia healthcare services were limited while malaria transmission continued.

Auteurs: Kuehne A Tiffany A Lasry E Janssens M Besse C Okonta C Larbi K Pah AC Danis K Porten K
Référence de l'article: PloS one 2016 ; 11(8); e0161311. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0161311. Epub 2016 08 31
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Detection and Quantification of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in the Sputum of Culture-Negative HIV-infected Pulmonary Tuberculosis Suspects: A Proof-of-Concept Study.

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RATIONALE: Rapid diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) is critical for timely initiation of treatment and interruption of transmission. Yet, despite recent advances, many patients remain undiagnosed.

Auteurs: Madico G Mpeirwe M White L Vinhas S Orr B Orikiriza P Miller NS Gaeddert M Mwanga-Amumpaire J Palaci M Kreiswirth B Straight J Dietze R Boum Y Jones-López EC
Référence de l'article: PloS one 2016 ; 11(7); e0158371. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0158371. Epub 2016 07 08
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Closer to 90-90-90. The cascade of care after 10 years of ART scale-up in rural Malawi: a population study.

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INTRODUCTION: The antiretroviral therapy (ART) programme supported by Médecins Sans Frontières in the rural Malawian district of Chiradzulu was one of the first in sub-Saharan Africa to scale up ART delivery in 2002.

Auteurs: Maman D Chilima B Masiku C Ayouba A Masson S Szumilin E Peeters M Ford N Heinzelmann A Riche B Etard JF
Référence de l'article: Journal of the International AIDS Society 2016 ; 19(1); 20673. doi: 10.7448/IAS.19.1.20673. Epub 2016 02 15
HIV incidence prevalence viral load
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Maternal perception of emotional difficulties of preschool children in rural Niger.

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Mental health care for infants and young children is often greatly limited in low-resource settings. The purpose of this study was to describe maternal perception of emotional difficulties of preschool children in a rural area of Niger (Maradi).

Auteurs: Marquer C Grais RF Moro MR
Référence de l'article: Transcultural psychiatry 2016 06 ; 53(3); 330-46. doi: 10.1177/1363461516645046. Epub 2018 02 15
community humanitarian identification perception psychological difficulties qualitative research young children
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Cholera Rapid Test with Enrichment Step Has Diagnostic Performance Equivalent to Culture.

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Cholera rapid diagnostic tests (RDT) could play a central role in outbreak detection and surveillance in low-resource settings, but their modest performance has hindered their broad adoption.

Auteurs: Ontweka LN Deng LO Rauzier J Debes AK Tadesse F Parker LA Wamala JF Bior BK Lasuba M But AB Grandesso F Jamet C Cohuet S Ciglenecki I Serafini M Sack DA Quilici ML Azman AS Luquero FJ Page AL
Référence de l'article: PloS one 2016 ; 11(12); e0168257. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0168257. Epub 2016 12 19
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Ebola Virus Disease Complications as Experienced by Survivors in Sierra Leone.

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BACKGROUND: Thousands of people have survived Ebola virus disease (EVD) during the ongoing outbreak. However, data about the frequency and risk factors of long-term post-EVD complications remain scarce.

Auteurs: Tiffany A Vetter P Mattia J Dayer JA Bartsch M Kasztura M Sterk E Tijerino AM Kaiser L Ciglenecki I
Référence de l'article: Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America 2016 06 01; 62(11); 1360-1366. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciw158. Epub 2016 03 21
Ebola complications survivors
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Auteurs: Baron E
Référence de l'article: Lancet (London, England) 2016 May 28; 387(10034); 2179-81. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(16)00656-5. Epub 2016 05 01
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Encouraging impact following 2.5 years of reinforced malaria control interventions in a hyperendemic region of the Republic of Guinea.

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BACKGROUND: Malaria is one of the principal causes of morbidity and mortality in the Republic of Guinea, particularly in the highly endemic regions.

Auteurs: Tiffany A Moundekeno FP Traoré A Haile M Sterk E Guilavogui T Genton B Serafini M Grais RF
Référence de l'article: Malaria journal 2016 05 28; 15(1); 298. doi: 10.1186/s12936-016-1353-z. Epub 2016 05 28
Cross sectional surveys Guinea Hyperendemic Malaria Plasmodium falciparum Prevalence Symptomatic