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Mortality patterns and site heterogeneity of severe malaria in African children

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BACKGROUND: In this study we aimed to assess site heterogeneity of early, intermediate, and late mortality prediction in children with severe Plasmodium falciparum malaria in sub-Saharan Africa. METHODS: Medical records of 26,036 children admitted with severe Plasmodium falciparum malaria in six hospital research centers between December 2000 to May 2005 were analyzed. Demographic, clinical and laboratory data of children who died within 24 hours (early), between 24 and 47 hours (intermediate...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Public Library of Science
Journal:
PLoS ONE More from this journal
Volume:
8
Issue:
3
Pages:
e58686
Publication date:
2013-03-07
Acceptance date:
2013-02-05
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EISSN:
1932-6203
Language:
English
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pubs:389276
Source identifiers:
389276
Deposit date:
2013-11-16

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