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Anaemia and malaria

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Malaria is a major cause of anaemia in tropical areas. Malaria infection causes haemolysis of infected and uninfected erythrocytes and bone marrow dyserythropoiesis which compromises rapid recovery from anaemia. In areas of high malaria transmission malaria nearly all infants and young children, and many older children and adults have a reduced haemoglobin concentration as a result. In these areas severe life-threatening malarial anaemia requiring blood transfusion in young children is a majo...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s12936-018-2509-9

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM
Subgroup:
Tropical Medicine
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-1897-1978
Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
Malaria Journal Journal website
Volume:
17
Issue:
1
Pages:
371
Publication date:
2018-10-19
Acceptance date:
2018-10-06
DOI:
EISSN:
1475-2875
ISSN:
1475-2875
Pubs id:
pubs:935036
URN:
uri:9faa36de-459a-4a5d-9ae0-50568042ed03
UUID:
uuid:9faa36de-459a-4a5d-9ae0-50568042ed03
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pubs:935036
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English
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