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Impact of Plasmodium falciparum malaria on performance and learning: review of the evidence.

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Despite the growing recognition that Plasmodium falciparum malaria constitutes a major threat to child survival, the indirect consequences of disease and infection on general human development have been less well described. This review suggests that malaria in childhood is likely to have effects on general cognitive and behavioral development, which range from subtle to profound. Nevertheless, our understanding of the numbers of affected children, and the persistence of and recovery from impa...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
Role:
Author
Journal:
The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene
Volume:
64
Issue:
1-2 Suppl
Pages:
68-75
Publication date:
2001-01-01
EISSN:
1476-1645
ISSN:
0002-9637
URN:
uuid:d22a7d3a-aaaf-47c7-965c-244b2ff7ed0d
Source identifiers:
37847
Local pid:
pubs:37847

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