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Short report: Positive correlation between rosetting and parasitemia in Plasmodium falciparum clinical isolates.

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Plasmodium falciparum isolates that form rosettes with uninfected red cells are associated with severe malaria in African children, although the mechanism by which rosetting contributes to severe disease is unknown. Here we have analyzed the relationship between rosetting and parasitemia in two samples of clinical isolates from children with malaria in Kilifi, Kenya. A consistent positive correlation was found between rosetting and parasitemia (Spearman's rank correlation coefficent p = 0.467...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
Journal:
The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene
Volume:
66
Issue:
5
Pages:
458-460
Publication date:
2002-05-05
EISSN:
1476-1645
ISSN:
0002-9637
URN:
uuid:8d9024dc-ee83-41d7-babc-8391c7790e24
Source identifiers:
140128
Local pid:
pubs:140128

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