Evaluation of microbial

Evaluation of microbial causes of fever in patients admitted with blood smear negative for malaria parasites at Bombo Regional Hospital, Tanga, Tanzania

Principal Investigator: Mercy Chiduo
Co-investigators: Hamisi Msangeni, Celine Mandara, Athanas Mhina, Deo Maiga, Samwel Sembuche, Filbert Francis, Mathias Kamugisha, Martha Lemnge
Overall objective is to establish the probable diagnoses in fever patients who present with negative blood smear for malaria parasites.
Study area: Bombo Regional Hospital, Tanga
Timeframe:  2011- 2012
Total budget: TShs. 25,012,640/=.
Funding source: Tanzania Health Research Users’ Fund