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Mortality attributable to Plasmodium vivax malaria: a clinical audit from Papua, Indonesia.

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BACKGROUND: Plasmodium vivax causes almost half of all malaria cases in Asia and is recognised as a significant cause of morbidity. In recent years it has been associated with severe and fatal disease. The extent to which P. vivax contributes to death is not known. METHODS: To define the epidemiology of mortality attributable to vivax malaria in southern Papua, Indonesia, a retrospective clinical records-based audit was conducted of all deaths in patients with vivax malaria at a tertiary refe...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s12916-014-0217-z

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Australian Agency for International Development More from this funder
Rhodes Trust More from this funder
Wellcome Trust More from this funder
National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia More from this funder
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BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC medicine Journal website
Volume:
12
Issue:
1
Pages:
217
Chapter number:
ARTN 217
Publication date:
2014-01-01
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EISSN:
1741-7015
ISSN:
1741-7015
URN:
uuid:c719d278-17d3-4232-9c5f-02cd9cb4bb9e
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506011
Local pid:
pubs:506011

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