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HIV infection, malnutrition, and invasive bacterial infection among children with severe malaria.

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BACKGROUND: Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, malnutrition, and invasive bacterial infection (IBI) are reported among children with severe malaria. However, it is unclear whether their cooccurrence with falciparum parasitization and severe disease happens by chance or by association among children in areas where malaria is endemic. METHODS: We examined 3068 consecutive children admitted to a Kenyan district hospital with clinical features of severe malaria and 592 control subject...

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10.1086/600299

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Jenner Institute
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Journal:
Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America
Volume:
49
Issue:
3
Pages:
336-343
Publication date:
2009-08-01
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EISSN:
1537-6591
ISSN:
1058-4838
Source identifiers:
41301
Language:
English
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2012-12-19

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