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Plasmodium vivax malaria: Is it actually benign?

June 13, 2011 - 13:38 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Harpal Singh, Ankit Parakh, Srikanta Basu, Bimbadarh Rath
Reference: 
Journal of Infection and Public Health, Volume 4, Issue 2, June 2011, Pages 91-95

Twenty-three patients of Pv malaria were retrospectively analyzed. Thrombocytopenia was present in 22 (96%) patients with counts less than 50,000/μL in 9 patients. Severe anemia (hgb < 5 mg/dl) was present in 8 (34%) patients. Cerebral malaria was present in 3 patients.

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