Journal article icon

Journal article

Blackwater fever in southern Vietnam: a prospective descriptive study of 50 cases.

Abstract:

We prospectively studied 50 Vietnamese patients with blackwater fever (BWF). All patients had fever and hemoglobinuria, 40 (80%) were jaundiced, 25 (50%) had hepatomegaly, 15 (34%) had splenomegaly, and 9 (18%) had hepatosplenomegaly. Twenty-one patients (42%) had impaired renal function, with creatinine clearances of < 50 mL/min/m2; however, only four (8%) developed oliguric renal failure, three (6%) of whom required dialysis. Forty-four patients (88%) developed anemia, which was severe (...

Expand abstract
Publication status:
Published

Actions


Access Document


Publisher copy:
10.1093/clinids/23.6.1274

Authors


More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Thailand/Laos MOP
Role:
Author
Expand authors...
Journal:
Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America
Volume:
23
Issue:
6
Pages:
1274-1281
Publication date:
1996-12-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1537-6591
ISSN:
1058-4838
URN:
uuid:dd4b7baa-a941-4cb7-bae2-9bbb50d1488b
Source identifiers:
45373
Local pid:
pubs:45373

Terms of use


Metrics


Views and Downloads






If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP