Doreen Mukwamataba

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BACKGROUND Malaria in Zambia remains a public health and developmental challenge, affecting mostly children under five and pregnant women. In 2002, the first-line treatment for uncomplicated malaria was changed to artemether-lumefantrine (AL) that has proved to be highly efficacious against multidrug resistant Plasmodium falciparum. OBJECTIVE The study(More)
To determine whether HIV-1 infection and HIV-1-related immunosuppression were risk factors for severe malaria in adults with some immunity to malaria, we conducted a case-control study in Luanshya, Zambia, during December 2005-March 2007. For each case-patient with severe malaria, we selected 2 matched controls (an adult with uncomplicated malaria and an(More)
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