Acute Rheumatic Fever: A population-based study in Wallis, a South Pacific Island

Int J Cardiol. 2015 Feb 15;181:30-1. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2014.11.193. Epub 2014 Nov 27.
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Keywords: Acute Rheumatic Fever; Developing countries; Epidemiology; Heart Valve Disease; Rheumatic Heart Disease.

Publication types

  • Letter

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Anti-Bacterial Agents / therapeutic use*
  • Child
  • Echocardiography
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Incidence
  • Male
  • Outcome Assessment, Health Care
  • Penicillins / therapeutic use*
  • Polynesia / epidemiology
  • Retrospective Studies
  • Rheumatic Fever* / complications
  • Rheumatic Fever* / diagnosis
  • Rheumatic Fever* / drug therapy
  • Rheumatic Fever* / epidemiology
  • Rheumatic Heart Disease* / diagnosis
  • Rheumatic Heart Disease* / epidemiology
  • Rheumatic Heart Disease* / etiology
  • Rheumatic Heart Disease* / prevention & control
  • Young Adult

Substances

  • Anti-Bacterial Agents
  • Penicillins