Published in Vaccine Weekly, May 12th, 2004
"We conducted a survey to determine the accuracy of the clinical diagnosis of measles in Zimbabwe. Between December 1996 and February 1997, we collected blood samples and clinical and demographic information from a sample of 105 children with a clinical diagnosis of measles. A clinical case of measles was defined as a person with a history of fever, rash for 3 or more days, and either cough, coryza, or conjunctivitis," researchers in Zimbabwe and the United States report.
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