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Laboratory prediction of the requirement for renal replacement in acute falciparum malaria.

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BACKGROUND: Acute renal failure is a common complication of severe malaria in adults, and without renal replacement therapy (RRT), it carries a poor prognosis. Even when RRT is available, delaying its initiation may increase mortality. Earlier identification of patients who will need RRT may improve outcomes. METHOD: Prospectively collected data from two intervention studies in adults with severe malaria were analysed focusing on laboratory features on presentation and their association with ...

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Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1186/1475-2875-10-217

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Publisher:
BioMed Central Ltd. Publisher's website
Journal:
Malaria Journal Journal website
Volume:
10
Issue:
1
Pages:
Article: 217
Publication date:
2011-01-01
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1475-2875
ISSN:
1475-2875
URN:
uuid:ab86af81-5dee-4503-88c9-c245c6fef4c8
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167587
Local pid:
pubs:167587

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