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Acidosis in severe childhood malaria.

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Data were prospectively collected on 306 Kenyan children, including blood gases in 258 (75%). Severe malaria caused a predominantly high-anion-gap metabolic acidosis in at least 43% of children. Children with coma and respiratory distress (CM + RD) had greater evidence of renal dysfunction, lower mean pH and higher mean plasma osmolality than those with respiratory distress (RD) or coma (CM) as isolated findings (mean urea 10.7 vs. 6.0 vs. 4.3 mmol/l; mean creatinine 97 vs. 74 vs. 58 mumol/l;...

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10.1093/qjmed/90.4.263

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Journal:
QJM : monthly journal of the Association of Physicians
Volume:
90
Issue:
4
Pages:
263-270
Publication date:
1997-04-05
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EISSN:
1460-2393
ISSN:
1460-2725
URN:
uuid:65659585-cfd7-4496-826b-26efd6e2cd4e
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45531
Local pid:
pubs:45531

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