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malarisa. serum hepcidin

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

February 11, 2010 - 08:36 -- 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
Reference: 
Haematologica, Volume 95, No. 2, February 2010

Asymptomatic Plasmodium spp. infections and anemia are highly prevalent conditions in tropical regions. We studied whether asymptomatic parasitemia induces hepcidin- and/or cytokine-mediated iron maldistribution and anemia.

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