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Parasitology: Imported malaria in children: incidence and risk factors for severity

January 21, 2010 - 07:52 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
François Dubosa, Alice Dauriaca, Loubna El Mansoufa, Claude Couroublec, Marie Aurela, Alain Martinota
Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease, Volume 66, Issue 2, February 2010, Pages 169-174

To assess the incidence of imported malaria in children and to determine the frequency of delayed diagnosis and risk factors for severe malaria, we performed a retrospective multicenter cohort study in the northern region of France and included all children with a positive test for malaria from 2000 to 2006.

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