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Open Access | Disorders of Iron Metabolism: Increased serum hepcidin and alterations in blood iron parameters associated with asymptomatic P. falciparum and P. vivax malaria

July 1, 2010 - 10:02 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Quirijn de Mast, Din Syafruddin, Stephan Keijmel, Teun Olde Riekerink, Oktavian Deky, Puji B. Asih, Dorine W. Swinkels, Andre J. van der Ven
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Haematologica, July 2010; 95: 1068 - 1074.

Asymptomatic malarial parasitemia is associated with increased hepcidin concentrations and anemia, in the absence of a manifest acute phase response.

Community Effectiveness of Intermittent Preventive Treatment for Infants (IPTi) in Rural Southern Tanzania

May 4, 2010 - 12:43 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Joanna R. M. Armstrong Schellenberg, Kizito Shirima, Werner Maokola, Fatuma Manzi, Mwifadhi Mrisho, Adiel Mushi, Hassan Mshinda, Pedro Alonso, Marcel Tanner, and David M. Schellenberg
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Am J Trop Med Hyg, May 2010; 82: 772 - 781.

Coverage and effects on malaria and anemia were estimated through a representative survey in 2006 with 600 children aged 2–11 months. Coverage of IPTi was 47–76% depending on the definition.

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Malaria Parasitemia and CD4 T Cell Count, Viral Load, and Adverse HIV Outcomes Among HIV-Infected Pregnant Women in Tanzania

April 13, 2010 - 07:40 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Molly F. Franke, Donna Spiegelman, Amara Ezeamama, Said Aboud, Gernard I. Msamanga, Saurabh Mehta, AND Wafaie W. Fawzi
Reference: 
American Journal of Tropical Medicine Hygien, Vol 82 : 4, 2010, pp. 556-562

Parasitemia level was nonlinearly associated with viral load at baseline and among measurements taken > 90 days post-baseline; women with low baseline parasitemia, versus none, had higher viral loads at both time points.

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Open Access | Serum retinol concentration in patients with acute falciparum malaria in Aligarh, India

January 24, 2010 - 12:16 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
Author(s): 
Adil Raza, Haris M Khan, Mohd. Ashraf Malik, Abbas Ali Mahdi, Mohd. Shahid, Fatima Shujatullah
Reference: 
J Infect Dev Ctries 2009; 3(11):865-868.

Vitamin A (retinol)-deficiency and falciparum malaria are two major public health problems in developing countries. Falciparum malaria is associated with significant destruction of erythrocytes and can lead to severe anaemia.

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