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Human cerebral malaria and the blood-brain barrier.

Abstract:

Malaria represents a continuing and major global health challenge and our understanding of how the Plasmodium parasite causes severe disease and death remains poor. One serious complication of the infection is cerebral malaria, a clinically complex syndrome of coma and potentially reversible encephalopathy, associated with a high mortality rate and increasingly recognised long-term sequelae in survivors. Research into the pathophysiology of cerebral malaria, using a combination of clinical an...

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Journal:
International journal for parasitology More from this journal
Volume:
36
Issue:
5
Pages:
555-568
Publication date:
2006-05-01
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EISSN:
1879-0135
ISSN:
0020-7519
Language:
English
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2012-12-19

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