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Agboeze Joseph

Dr, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Federal Teaching Hospital, Abakaliki, Nigeria


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    Clinical Profile of Lassa Fever Patients in Abakaliki, South- Eastern Nigeria, January - March 2018
    Author(s): Agboeze Joseph*, Onoh Robinson, Eze Justus, Nwali Matthew and Ukaegbe Chukwuemeka

    Background: Lassa fever is a zoonotic disease endemic in West Africa. Despite several outbreaks of Lassa fever in Nigeria, only few studies have been done on the clinical profile of the disease. We described the clinical profile of positive Lassa fever patients from January – March 2018 in Ebonyi state. Methods: We analysed the epidemiological data from the case investigation forms and clinical data from the hospital records. We did univariate analysis of the socio-demographic and clinical variables and multivariate analysis to identify the independent socio demographics and clinical factors. Statistical significance level was taken at p value ≤ 0.05, at 95% confidence interval. Results: Sixty two cases were positive with mean age of 35 ± 16.2 years. The total case fatality rate .. Read More»

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