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The risk of morbidity and mortality following recurrent malaria in Papua, Indonesia: a retrospective cohort study

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Background An acute episode of malaria can be followed by multiple recurrent episodes either due to re-infection, recrudescence of a partially treated parasite or, in the case of Plasmodium vivax or P. ovale, relapse from the dormant liver stage of the parasite. The aim of this study was to quantify the impact of recurrent malaria episodes on morbidity and mortality in Papua, Indonesia. Methods We undertook a retrospective analysis of routinely collected data from malaria patients attending t...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Name:
Wellcome Trust
Grant:
200909/Z/16/Z
Publisher:
BMC (part of Springer Nature)
Journal:
BMC Medicine More from this journal
Volume:
18
Issue:
1
Article number:
28
Publication date:
2020-02-20
Acceptance date:
2020-01-15
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EISSN:
1741-7015
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1088371
Local pid:
pubs:1088371
Deposit date:
2020-02-21

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