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Vivax malaria: a major cause of morbidity in early infancy.

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BACKGROUND: In areas where malaria is endemic, infants aged <3 months appear to be relatively protected from symptomatic and severe Plasmodium falciparum malaria, but less is known about the effect of Plasmodium vivax infection in this age group. METHODS: To define malaria morbidity in the first year of life in an area where both multidrug-resistant P. falciparum and P. vivax are highly prevalent, data were gathered on all infants attending a referral hospital in Papua, Indonesia, using s...

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10.1086/599041

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Poespoprodjo, JR More by this author
Kenangalem, E More by this author
Lampah, DA More by this author
Hasanuddin, A More by this author
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Journal:
Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America
Volume:
48
Issue:
12
Pages:
1704-1712
Publication date:
2009-06-05
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EISSN:
1537-6591
ISSN:
1058-4838
URN:
uuid:ea989509-cf65-4272-911e-4dc7cb08d22a
Source identifiers:
61490
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pubs:61490

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