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Association between measures of vitamin A and the ocular fundus findings in cerebral malaria.

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OBJECTIVE: To investigate the relationship between serum vitamin A levels and conjunctival impression cytology and retinal whitening present in Malawian children with cerebral malaria. METHODS: Standard retinal examination and conjunctival impression cytology were performed at hospital admission on 101 consecutively admitted children with cerebral malaria. Blood samples were drawn from 56 children at 24 hours, frozen at -20 degrees C, and transported for assessment of vitamin A levels by high...

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10.1001/archopht.116.3.293

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
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Journal:
Archives of ophthalmology
Volume:
116
Issue:
3
Pages:
293-296
Publication date:
1998-03-01
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EISSN:
1538-3601
ISSN:
0003-9950
Source identifiers:
83578
Language:
English
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pubs:83578
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uuid:48b5fc52-79c3-46f5-9f64-0c9972ca33c4
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pubs:83578
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2012-12-19

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