Febrile diseases in young children in Burkina Faso: Etiologies and the value of rapid diagnostic test in primary healthcare settings

F. Kiemde

Research output: ThesisThesis, fully internal


The aim of this thesis is to address the problem of the diagnosis and management of febrile diseases in young children living in rural settings in Burkina Faso. Our aim is to provide more insight into the etiology of febrile disease in the study region, to determine the performance of current diagnostic practices and their effect on drug prescriptions, and to propose some diagnostic alternatives to improve the diagnosis and management of febrile diseases.
Original languageEnglish
QualificationDoctor of Philosophy
Awarding Institution
  • Boele van Hensbroek, Michaël, Supervisor
  • Tinto, H., Supervisor, External person
  • Mens, P.F., Co-supervisor
  • Schallig, H.D.F.H., Co-supervisor, External person
Award date21 Jun 2019
Publication statusPublished - 2019

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