Efficacy and Cost Effectiveness of Malaria Diagnosis Procedures and the Rational Use of ACT in Zanzibar (ZRDT)
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The purpose of this study is to assess performance and cost-effectiveness of rapid diagnostic test(RDT) aided malaria diagnosis versus symptom-based/clinical diagnosis in patients of all ages with reported fever last 48 hours alone in primary health care settings in Zanzibar.
Condition or disease
Device: Rapid Diagnostic Test for P. falciparum malaria
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Ages Eligible for Study:
Child, Adult, Older Adult
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Any patient attending the study sites and reporting history of fever within past 48 hours or other symptoms compatible with malaria and giving their informed consent, will be eligible for the study.
Patient's refusal to consent will disqualify participation in the study.