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Acidosis and acute kidney injury in severe malaria

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Background
In severe falciparum malaria metabolic acidosis and acute kidney injury (AKI) are independent predictors of a fatal outcome in all age groups. The relationship between plasma acids, urine acids and renal function was investigated in adult patients with acute falciparum malaria.

Methods
Plasma and urinary acids which previously showed increased concentrations in proportion to disease severity in patients with severe falciparum mala...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s12936-018-2274-9

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Sriboonvorakul, N More by this author
Hassan, MMU More by this author
Hossain, MA More by this author
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Office of the Higher Education Commission, Thailand More from this funder
Thailand Research Fund More from this funder
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BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
Malaria Journal Journal website
Volume:
17
Pages:
Article: 128
Publication date:
2018-03-23
Acceptance date:
2018-03-14
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ISSN:
1475-2875
Pubs id:
pubs:831598
URN:
uri:e7f505d7-c324-4e71-8892-6f7c43891f0d
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uuid:e7f505d7-c324-4e71-8892-6f7c43891f0d
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pubs:831598
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English
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