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Acute renal failure in patients with severe falciparum malaria.

Abstract:

Since 1988 in this referral center for severe cases of malaria for South Vietnam, a specialist team has managed malaria-associated renal failure (MARF) with peritoneal dialysis, and the mortality rate of MARF has fallen from 75% (78 of 104) to 26% (27 of 104) (P < .0002). Sixty-four patients with MARF (of whom 12 died) were compared to 66 patients with severe malaria whose serum creatinine levels remained < 250 mumol/L (six died). MARF had the clinical and biochemical features of acute ...

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10.1093/clind/15.5.874

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
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Journal:
Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America
Volume:
15
Issue:
5
Pages:
874-880
Publication date:
1992-11-05
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EISSN:
1537-6591
ISSN:
1058-4838
URN:
uuid:98c660ad-4d45-4297-a471-8bb0f4166eed
Source identifiers:
43946
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pubs:43946

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