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Not Open Access | Contributions of Polyclonal Malaria, Gametocytemia, and Pneumonia to Infant Severe Anemia Incidence in Malaria Hyperendemic Pemba, Tanzania

June 5, 2012 - 14:37 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Thomas Jaenisch, Sunil Sazawal, Arup Dutta, Saikat Deb, Mahdi Ramsan and David J. Sullivan
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Am J Trop Med Hyg 2012 86:925-930

MalariaWorldIn an observational, longitudinal study of two cohorts of about 300 infants followed-up for six months in a malaria hyperendemic area, the risk factors for severe anemia incidence were clinical malaria and pneumonia, which outweighed nutritional and sociodemographic factors.

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Open Access | Elevated Cell-Specific Microparticles Are a Biological Marker for Cerebral Dysfunctions in Human Severe Malaria

October 22, 2010 - 14:20 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Joël Bertrand Pankoui Mfonkeu, Inocent Gouado, Honoré Fotso Kuaté, Odile Zambou, Paul Henri Amvam Zollo, Georges Emile Raymond Grau, Valéry Combes
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PLoS ONE 5(10): e13415

Cerebral malaria (CM) and severe anemia (SA) are the most severe complications of Plasmodium falciparum infections.

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