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The effect of plasma free fatty acids and long-chain triglycerides on glucose metabolism in uncomplicated falciparum malaria.

Abstract:

To investigate the therapeutic potential of increased plasma free fatty acid (FFA) and triglyceride concentrations in hypoglycaemic patients receiving quinine, 32 untreated Thai adults with uncomplicated falciparum malaria were allocated at random to one of 4 regimens: 2 mg/kg/min dextrose infused over 60 min either alone (group A) or with a prior injection of 5000 units of heparin and simultaneous Intralipid infusion (group C), or 4 min/kg/min dextrose alone (group B) or with heparin and Int...

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Supanaranond, W More by this author
Pukrittayakamee, S More by this author
Crawley, JC More by this author
Villaiwanna, N More by this author
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Journal:
Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Volume:
89
Issue:
5
Pages:
511-515
Publication date:
1995
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EISSN:
1878-3503
ISSN:
0035-9203
URN:
uuid:9a44a0bb-cbb0-42c7-bc3f-8c9b6503466b
Source identifiers:
45022
Local pid:
pubs:45022

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