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Measurement of serum haptoglobin as an indicator of the efficacy of malaria intervention trials.

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Serum haptoglobin levels were measured by an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay in Gambian children who participated in 3 malaria intervention trials with untreated or impregnated bed nets. In one study, in which a significant effect on clinical malaria was observed, the mean serum haptoglobin level was significantly higher in the intervention than in the control group. In the other 2 studies, in which no significant protection was observed, mean haptoglobin levels were similar in intervention...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
Greenwood, BM More by this author
Perrin, LH More by this author
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Journal:
Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Volume:
86
Issue:
1
Pages:
14-16
Publication date:
1992-01-05
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EISSN:
1878-3503
ISSN:
0035-9203
URN:
uuid:1bda4cf2-004d-48a9-a200-96f623146933
Source identifiers:
102333
Local pid:
pubs:102333

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