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Open Access | Short Report: Severe neurological sequelae and behaviour problems after cerebral malaria in Ugandan children

April 27, 2010 - 15:04 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
R Idro, A Kakooza-Mwesige, S Balyejjusa, G Mirembe, C Mugasha, J Tugumisirize, J Byarugaba
BMC Research Notes 2010, 3:104

In addition to previously described neurological and cognitive sequelae, severe behaviour problems may follow cerebral malaria in children. The observed differences in patterns of sequelae may be due to different pathogenic mechanisms, brain regions affected or extent of injury. Cerebral malaria may be used as a new model to study the pathogenesis of ADHD.


Malaria preventive measures, health care seeking behaviour and malaria burden in different epidemiological settings in Sudan

November 11, 2009 - 09:37 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
H. S. Mustafa, E. M. Malik, H. T. Tuok, A. A. Mohamed, A. I. Julla, A. Bassili
Tropical Medicine & International Health, Volume 14 Issue 12, Pages 1488 - 1495

To provide information about preventive measures and treatment seeking behaviour as well as an estimate of the malaria burden in different epidemiological settings for effective monitoring and evaluation of the ongoing efforts.


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