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Open Access | Acute seizures attributable to falciparum malaria in an endemic area on the Kenyan coast

May 23, 2011 - 14:28 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Symon M. Kariuki, Michelle Ikumi, Charles R. J. C. Newton, et al.
Reference: 
Brain (2011) 134 (5): 1519-1528.

We examined the changes in the incidence of seizures with the reduction of malaria. Logistic regression was used to model malaria-attributable fractions for seizures (the proportion of seizures caused by malaria) to determine if the observed decrease in acute symptomatic seizures was a measure of seizures that are attributable to malaria.

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