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Open Access | VEGF Promotes Malaria-Associated Acute Lung Injury in Mice

May 27, 2010 - 07:46 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
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Sabrina Epiphanio, Marta G. Campos, Ana Pamplona, Daniel Carapau, Ana C. Pena, Ricardo Ataíde, Carla A. A. Monteiro, Nuno Félix, Artur Costa-Silva, Claudio R. F. Marinho, Sérgio Dias, Maria M. Mota
Reference: 
PLoS Pathog 6(5): e1000916.

The spectrum of the clinical presentation and severity of malaria infections is broad, ranging from uncomplicated febrile illness to severe forms of disease such as cerebral malaria (CM), acute lung injury (ALI), acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), pregnancy-associated malaria (PAM) or severe anemia (SA).

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