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Safety profile of L-arginine infusion in moderately severe falciparum malaria.

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BACKGROUND: L-arginine infusion improves endothelial function in malaria but its safety profile has not been described in detail. We assessed clinical symptoms, hemodynamic status and biochemical parameters before and after a single L-arginine infusion in adults with moderately severe malaria. METHODOLOGY AND FINDINGS: In an ascending dose study, adjunctive intravenous L-arginine hydrochloride was infused over 30 minutes in doses of 3 g, 6 g and 12 g to three separate groups of 10 adults hos...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1371/journal.pone.0002347

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Lampah, DA More by this author
Gitawati, R More by this author
Kenangalem, E More by this author
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Publisher:
Public Library of Science Publisher's website
Journal:
PloS one Journal website
Volume:
3
Issue:
6
Pages:
e2347
Publication date:
2008
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EISSN:
1932-6203
ISSN:
1932-6203
URN:
uuid:102371fc-3ba7-4290-8b19-808e95261676
Source identifiers:
61485
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pubs:61485

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