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Not Open Access | Thrombocytopenia in childhood malaria with special reference to P. vivax monoinfection: A study from Bikaner (Northwestern India)

June 21, 2012 - 09:15 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Gajanand Singh Tanwar, Punam Chand Khatri, Dhanpat Kumar Kochar, et al.
Reference: 
Platelets, 2012, Vol. 23, No. 3 , Pages 211-216

MalariaWorldThis prospective study included 676 admitted children of malaria [Plasmodium falciparum (Pf) monoinfection 262, Plasmodium vivax (Pv) monoinfection 380, and mixed (Pf + Pv) infection 34], in which thrombocytopenia (platelet count <150 × 103/mm3 on admission) was found in 442 (65.38%) children [Pf monoinfection 55.3% (145/262), Pv monoinfection 73.16% (278/380), and mixed infection 55.88% (19/34)].

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