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Glucose turnover in pregnant women with acute malaria.

Abstract:

1. Hypoglycaemia is a serious complication of falciparum malaria, especially in pregnant patients. To investigate malaria-associated changes in glucose metabolism in pregnancy, steady-state [6,6-2H2] glucose turnover and clearance were measured in 10 women (eight with uncomplicated falciparum malaria and two with vivax malaria at 16-30 weeks gestation) before treatment, after intravenous quinine infusion (patients with falciparum malaria) and in convalescence. 2. Admission basal plasma glucos...

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Journal:
Clinical science (London, England : 1979)
Volume:
86
Issue:
1
Pages:
83-90
Publication date:
1994-01-05
EISSN:
1470-8736
ISSN:
0143-5221
URN:
uuid:ba6215b6-2bc1-4bda-b1bb-eff3edefd2ec
Source identifiers:
44356
Local pid:
pubs:44356

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