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Not Open Access | Plasma Concentrations of Parasite Histidine-Rich Protein 2 Distinguish Between Retinopathy-Positive and Retinopathy-Negative Cerebral Malaria in Malawian Children

July 11, 2012 - 14:51 -- Patrick Sampao
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Karl B. Seydel, Lindsay L. Fox, Simon J. Glover, Mathew J. Reeves, Paul Pensulo, Alice Muiruri, Ashley Mpakiza, Malcolm E. Molyneux and Terrie E. Taylor
Reference: 
J Infect Dis. (2012) 206 (3): 309-318.

MalariaWorldWe investigated the utility of plasma concentrations of parasite histidine-rich protein 2 (pHRP2), a Plasmodium-specific protein, as a predictor of intracerebral parasite sequestration at autopsy and of malaria retinopathy on clinical examination in patients with clinically defined CM.

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