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Prevalence of porcine cysticercosis and associated risk factors in Homa Bay District, Kenya
BackgroundTaenia solium is an important zoonosis in many developing countries. Cysticercosis poses a serious public health risk and leads to economic losses to the pig production industry. Due toExpand
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Increased severe anemia in HIV-1-exposed and HIV-1-positive infants and children during acute malaria
Objective:Since the primary hematological complication in both pediatric HIV-1 and malaria is anemia, co-infection with these pathogens may promote life-threatening severe malarial anemia (SMA). TheExpand
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Parasitemia, anemia, and malarial anemia in infants and young children in a rural holoendemic Plasmodium falciparum transmission area.
Malarial anemia (MA) is a multifactorial disease for which the complex etiological basis is only partially defined. The association of clinical, nutritional, demographic, and socioeconomic factorsExpand
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Role of Monocyte-Acquired Hemozoin in Suppression of Macrophage Migration Inhibitory Factor in Children with Severe Malarial Anemia
ABSTRACT Severe malarial anemia (SMA), caused by Plasmodium falciparum infections, is one of the leading causes of childhood mortality in sub-Saharan Africa. Although the molecular determinants ofExpand
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Suppression of RANTES in children with Plasmodium falciparum malaria.
Severe malarial anemia (MA) is the primary manifestation of severe malaria among children in areas of holoendemic Plasmodium falciparum transmission. Although overproduction of inflammatory-derivedExpand
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Association of FCgamma receptor IIA (CD32) polymorphism with malarial anemia and high-density parasitemia in infants and young children.
Protective immunity against Plasmodium falciparum is partially mediated through binding of malaria-specific IgG antibodies to Fcgamma receptors. Polymorphic variability in Fcgamma RIIa (H/R-131) isExpand
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ASSOCIATION OF FCγ RECEPTOR IIA (CD32) POLYMORPHISM WITH MALARIAL ANEMIA AND HIGH-DENSITY PARASITEMIA IN INFANTS AND YOUNG CHILDREN
Protective immunity against Plasmodium falciparum is partially mediated through binding of malaria-specific IgG antibodies to Fcgamma receptors. Polymorphic variability in Fcgamma RIIa (H/R-131) isExpand
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Increased circulating interleukin (IL)-23 in children with malarial anemia: in vivo and in vitro relationship with co-regulatory cytokines IL-12 and IL-10.
Severe malarial anemia (SMA) is a leading cause of mortality among children in sub-Saharan Africa. Although the novel cytokine, interleukin (IL)-23, promotes anemia in chronic inflammatory diseases,Expand
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Hematological Characteristics of Infants and Young Children Presenting with Different Levels of Malarial Anemia at a Rural District Hospital in Western Kenya.
In areas of intense P. falciparum exposure, such as western Kenya, the most lethal complication of malaria is severe malarial anemia (SMA). The pathogenesis of SMA is multi-factorial and not fullyExpand
In vitro anthelmintic activity of Albizia gummifera, Crotalaria axillaris, Manilkara discolor, Teclea trichocarpa and Zanthoxylum usambarense using sheep nematodes
Background : Albizia gummifera, Crotalaria axillaris, Manilkara discolor, Teclea trichocarpa and Zanthoxylum usambarense are used to treat different ailments in many parts of the world. For instance,Expand
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