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Congenital and neonatal malaria in a rural Kenyan district hospital: an eight-year analysis.

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BACKGROUND: Malaria remains a significant burden in sub-Saharan Africa. However, data on burden of congenital and neonatal malaria is scarce and contradictory, with some recent studies reporting a high burden. Using prospectively collected data on neonatal admissions to a rural district hospital in a region of stable malaria endemicity in Kenya, the prevalence of congenital and neonatal malaria was described. METHODS: From 1st January 2002 to 31st December 2009, admission and discharge infor...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1186/1475-2875-9-313

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
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Berkley, J
Grant:
083579
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Funding agency for:
Newton, C
Grant:
083744
Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
Malaria Journal Journal website
Volume:
9
Issue:
1
Article number:
313
Publication date:
2010-01-01
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EISSN:
1475-2875
ISSN:
1475-2875
Source identifiers:
107175
Language:
English
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pubs:107175
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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