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Human cerebral malaria. A quantitative ultrastructural analysis of parasitized erythrocyte sequestration.

Abstract:

For investigation of the pathogenesis of cerebral malaria, immediate postmortem samples from brain and other tissues of patients dying with Plasmodium falciparum malaria, with (CM) or without (NCM) cerebral malaria, were processed for electron microscopy. Counts of parasitized erythrocytes (PRBCs) in cerebral and other vessels showed that the proportion of PRBCs was higher in CM than in NCM, and also that the proportion of PRBCs was higher in the brain than in other organs examined in both CM...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Pathology Dunn School
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Thailand/Laos MOP
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Journal:
The American journal of pathology
Volume:
119
Issue:
3
Pages:
385-401
Publication date:
1985-06-05
EISSN:
1525-2191
ISSN:
0002-9440
URN:
uuid:229ca15b-2267-4336-85eb-84e12c06edbe
Source identifiers:
2196
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pubs:2196

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