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Sickle cell disease and malaria morbidity: a tale with two tails.

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More than 230,000 children are born in Africa with sickle cell disease (SCD) each year: approximately 85% of all affected births worldwide. Although malaria is commonly viewed as a major problem for African patients with this condition, questions still remain about its relative importance as a cause of ill heath and death. In the absence of definitive studies investigating the contribution of malaria to morbidity and mortality in African children with SCD, policy makers will continue to lack ...

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10.1016/j.pt.2011.02.004

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Role:
Author
Journal:
Trends in parasitology
Volume:
27
Issue:
7
Pages:
315-320
Publication date:
2011-07-01
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EISSN:
1471-5007
ISSN:
1471-4922
Source identifiers:
127184
Language:
English
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2012-12-19

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