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Blood-brain barrier function in cerebral malaria and CNS infections in Vietnam.

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BACKGROUND: The intraerythrocytic parasite Plasmodium falciparum induces the life-threatening neurologic syndrome of cerebral malaria (CM) from within cerebral blood vessels, without entering the brain parenchyma. OBJECTIVES: 1) To assess the use of CSF as an indicator of specific pathologic processes occurring in the brain during CM; 2) to compare this with other neurologic and infectious diseases to understand the distinct pathogenic features of CM; 3) to test the hypothesis that CM involve...

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10.1212/wnl.55.1.104

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
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Journal:
Neurology
Volume:
55
Issue:
1
Pages:
104-111
Publication date:
2000-07-01
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EISSN:
1526-632X
ISSN:
0028-3878
Source identifiers:
27017

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