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Risk factors for mortality from imported falciparum malaria in the United Kingdom over 20 years: an observational study.

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OBJECTIVES: To determine which travellers with malaria are at greatest risk of dying, highlighting factors which can be used to target health messages to travellers. DESIGN: Observational study based on 20 years of UK national data. SETTING: National register of malaria cases. PARTICIPANTS: 25,054 patients notified with Plasmodium falciparum malaria, of whom 184 died, between 1987 and 2006. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Comparison between those with falciparum malaria who died and non-fatal cases, ...

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10.1136/bmj.e2116

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Checkley, AM More by this author
Bradley, D More by this author
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Journal:
BMJ (Clinical research ed.)
Volume:
344
Issue:
7854
Pages:
e2116
Publication date:
2012
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EISSN:
1756-1833
ISSN:
0959-8138
URN:
uuid:54f898c5-9687-438e-bf28-591ea86e4d5d
Source identifiers:
319864
Local pid:
pubs:319864

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