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Asymptomatic malaria parasitaemia and seizure control in children with nodding syndrome: a cross-sectional study

Abstract:

Objective Plasmodium falciparum is epileptogenic and in malaria endemic areas, is a leading cause of acute seizures. In these areas, asymptomatic infections are common but considered benign and so, are not treated. The effects of such infections on seizures in patients with epilepsy is unk...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1136/bmjopen-2018-023624

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Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
BMJ Open Journal website
Volume:
8
Issue:
10
Publication date:
2018-10-18
Acceptance date:
2018-08-22
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EISSN:
2044-6055
ISSN:
2044-6055
Pubs id:
pubs:935171
URN:
uri:3c6599df-d400-428f-be83-ce43319df32c
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uuid:3c6599df-d400-428f-be83-ce43319df32c
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pubs:935171
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English

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