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Severe anaemia in children living in a malaria endemic area of Kenya.

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Severe anaemia is an important cause of morbidity and mortality in African children, but the causes, particularly falciparum malaria, are difficult to determine. We assessed the contribution of falciparum malaria to anaemia in Kenyan children by clinical examination and measurement of parasitaemia and haemoglobin (Hb) concentration in 559 children in the community and in 2412 children admitted to Kilifi district hospital during a 2-year period. We also attempted to characterize severe malaria...

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University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
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Journal:
Tropical medicine and international health : TM and IH
Volume:
2
Issue:
2
Pages:
165-178
Publication date:
1997-02-01
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EISSN:
1365-3156
ISSN:
1360-2276
Source identifiers:
45468
Language:
English
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pubs:45468
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uuid:f56ce9d2-8049-4d61-83bb-90860d07f003
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2012-12-19

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