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Malaria as a cause of morbidity and mortality in children with homozygous sickle cell disease on the coast of Kenya.

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BACKGROUND: To date, it has been widely assumed that malaria is a common cause of morbidity and mortality in children with sickle cell disease (SCD) in malaria-endemic countries, and as a result, malarial prophylaxis is commonly recommended. Nevertheless, few data are available that support this practice. METHODS: We conducted a retrospective analysis of the data collected prospectively from children aged 0-13 years who were admitted to Kilifi District Hospital during the period from July 19...

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10.1086/599834

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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Paediatrics
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University of Oxford
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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:
49
Issue:
2
Pages:
216-222
Publication date:
2009-07-05
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EISSN:
1537-6591
ISSN:
1058-4838
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uuid:a9bae79e-f471-4409-9c9b-b4d650790b04
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34749
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pubs:34749

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