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Severe malaria

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Severe malaria is a medical emergency. It is a major cause of preventable childhood death in tropical countries. Severe malaria justifies considerable global investment in malaria control and elimination yet, increasingly, international agencies, funders and policy makers are unfamiliar with it, and so it is overlooked. In sub-Saharan Africa, severe malaria is overdiagnosed in clinical practice. Approximately one third of children diagnosed with severe malaria have another condition, usual...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s12936-022-04301-8

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-1897-1978
Publisher:
BioMed Central
Journal:
Malaria Journal More from this journal
Volume:
21
Issue:
1
Article number:
284
Publication date:
2022-10-06
Acceptance date:
2022-09-23
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EISSN:
1475-2875
Pmid:
36203155
Language:
English
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Review
Pubs id:
1285926
Local pid:
pubs:1285926
Deposit date:
2022-11-08

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