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Prognostic indicators in adults hospitalized with falciparum malaria in Western Thailand.

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BACKGROUND: Severe malaria remains a major cause of death and morbidity amongst adults in the Asiatic tropics. METHODS: A retrospective analysis of the clinical and laboratory data of 988 adult patients, hospitalized with Plasmodium falciparum malaria and prospectively recruited to malaria studies in western Thailand between 1986 and 2002, was performed to assess the factors associated with a fatal outcome. Different severity scores and classifications for defining severe malaria were compare...

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10.1186/1475-2875-12-229

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BioMed Central Publisher's website
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Malar J Journal website
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12
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1
Article number:
229
Publication date:
2013-01-01
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1475-2875
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1475-2875
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411165
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2013-11-16

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