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The relationship between the haemoglobin concentration and the haematocrit in Plasmodium falciparum malaria.

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BACKGROUND: Malaria is a very important cause of anaemia in tropical countries. Anaemia is assessed either by measurement of the haematocrit or the haemoglobin concentration. For comparisons across studies, it is often necessary to derive one measure from the other. METHODS: Data on patients with slide-confirmed uncomplicated falciparum malaria were pooled from 85 antimalarial drug trials conducted in 25 different countries, to assess the haemoglobin/haematocrit relationship at different tim...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/1475-2875-7-149

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Thailand/Laos MOP
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Publisher:
BioMed Central Ltd. Publisher's website
Journal:
Malaria Journal Journal website
Volume:
7
Issue:
1
Pages:
Article: 149
Publication date:
2008
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EISSN:
1475-2875
ISSN:
1475-2875
URN:
uuid:4eea939c-d17e-48cf-947c-54f3a325e54a
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2874
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pubs:2874

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