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Burden, features, and outcome of neurological involvement in acute falciparum malaria in Kenyan children.

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CONTEXT: Plasmodium falciparum appears to have a particular propensity to involve the brain but the burden, risk factors, and full extent of neurological involvement have not been systematically described. OBJECTIVES: To determine the incidence and describe the clinical phenotypes and outcomes of neurological involvement in African children with acute falciparum malaria. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PATIENTS: A review of records of all children younger than 14 years admitted to a Kenyan district hosp...

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10.1001/jama.297.20.2232

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Journal:
JAMA
Volume:
297
Issue:
20
Pages:
2232-2240
Publication date:
2007-05-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1538-3598
ISSN:
0098-7484
URN:
uuid:cc1abca8-fa09-4630-a680-986ef5c110d2
Source identifiers:
40407
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pubs:40407

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