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Haemolytic uraemic syndrome in children admitted to a rural district hospital in Kenya.

Abstract:

We studied children admitted to Kilifi District Hospital, Kenya, between 1997 and 2005 with haemolytic uraemic syndrome (HUS) and reviewed their records in order to determine the clinical features and outcomes of the disease. Thirty-one children fulfilled the criteria: 21 (68%) had diarrhoea-associated HUS (D + HUS), the remainder did not (D-HUS); five had involvement of the central nervous system. Those with D-HUS had lower haemoglobin and platelet counts when compared with those with D + HU...

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10.1258/td.2007.070095

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Journal:
Tropical doctor
Volume:
38
Issue:
3
Pages:
165-167
Publication date:
2008-07-01
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EISSN:
1758-1133
ISSN:
0049-4755
Source identifiers:
185659
Language:
English
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pubs:185659
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2012-12-19

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