Prevalence of malaria parasitemia among clients seeking treatment for fever or malaria at drug stores in rural Tanzania 2004
Abstract:Objective To determine the prevalence of malaria parasitemia and other common illnesses among drug store clients in one rural community, with a view to the potential role of specialist drug stores in expanding coverage of effective malaria treatment to households in highly endemic areas.
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: 1: Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV, STD and Tuberculosis Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA 2: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK 3: Ifakara Health Research and Development Centre (IHRDC), Ifakara, Tanzania 4: Division of Parasitic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta, GA, USA 5: Rufiji District Council Health Management Team, Utete, Tanzania
Publication date: April 1, 2006