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renal impairment

Short report: Can urine dipstick tests detect renal impairment in Plasmodium falciparum malaria in a rural setup?

March 25, 2010 - 12:50 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
Author(s): 
Sudhanshu S Pati and Saroj K Mishra
Reference: 
Trop Doct 2010;40 106-107

The detection of haematuria using a dipstick seems to be a highly specific and sensitive method of observing renal impairment in malaria. This is probably the first study which utilizes a commonly available tool that can be easily adopted for early recognition in rural areas.

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