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Thrombocytopaenia in pregnant women with malaria on the Thai-Burmese border.

Abstract:

BACKGROUND: Haematological changes associated with malaria in pregnancy are not well documented, and have focused predominantly on anaemia. Examined here is thrombocytopaenia in pregnant women infected with Plasmodium falciparum or Plasmodium vivax in a low transmission area on the north-western border of Thailand. METHODS: In this observational study we reviewed the platelet counts from routine complete blood count (CBC) in a cohort of healthy and malaria infected Karen pregnant women atten...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1186/1475-2875-7-209

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University of Oxford
Pimanpanarak, M More by this author
Sriprawat, K More by this author
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Wellcome Trust More from this funder
Publisher:
BioMed Central Ltd. Publisher's website
Journal:
Malaria Journal Journal website
Volume:
7
Issue:
1
Pages:
Article: 209
Publication date:
2008
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EISSN:
1475-2875
ISSN:
1475-2875
URN:
uuid:6966dde7-557e-43d6-a326-14087f3c0613
Source identifiers:
17528
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pubs:17528

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