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Self-treatment of malaria in a rural area of western Kenya.
Reported are the results of a study of residents' knowledge about malaria and antimalarial drugs and of their treatment-seeking behaviour in a rural area of western Kenya. The study subjects wereExpand
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Effect of blood transfusion on survival among children in a Kenyan hospital
In Africa, blood transfusions are frequently given to treat severe paediatric anaemia. Because of the risk of HIV transmission, identification of when transfusion will reduce the risk of death forExpand
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Longitudinal cohort study of the epidemiology of malaria infections in an area of intense malaria transmission II. Descriptive epidemiology of malaria infection and disease among children.
A large-scale longitudinal cohort project was initiated in western Kenya in June 1992. Between June 1992 and July 1994, 1,848 children less than 15 years of age were monitored prospectively for aExpand
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Chloroquine-resistant Plasmodium vivax malaria in Peru.
Reports from several sites in South America suggest the presence of isolated cases of chloroquine-resistant Plasmodium vivax malaria. To investigate the possibility of chloroquine-resistant P. vivaxExpand
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Longitudinal evaluation of severely anemic children in Kenya: the effect of transfusion on mortality and hematologic recovery
Objective:To determine the effect of transfusion on hematologic recovery and mortality among severely anemic children during and after hospitalization in rural Kenya. Design:Prospective cohort.Expand
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Human babesiosis on Nantucket Island. Evidence for self-limited and subclinical infections.
Between 1969 and 1975, seven patients infected with Babesia microti, a tick-borne intraerythrocytic protozoan parasite, were reported from Nantucket Island, Massachusetts.1 2 3 Although all seven p...
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Childhood mortality during and after hospitalization in western Kenya: effect of malaria treatment regimens.
Plasmodium falciparum infection is an important cause of the high childhood mortality rates in sub-Saharan Africa. Increasingly, the contribution of P. falciparum-associated severe anemia toExpand
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Longitudinal cohort study of the epidemiology of malaria infections in an area of intense malaria transmission I. Description of study site, general methodology, and study population.
A large-scale longitudinal cohort project was initiated in western Kenya in June 1992. The primary purpose of the project was to study Plasmodium falciparum malaria in a highly endemic area using aExpand
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A systematic approach to the development of a rational malaria treatment policy in Zambia
Despite the spread of chloroquine‐resistant Plasmodium falciparum throughout sub‐Saharan Africa, chloroquine (CQ) remains the first‐line treatment for uncomplicated infection in most countries. ToExpand
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Role of deer in the epizootiology of Babesia microti in Massachusetts, USA.
The role of deer in the epizootiology of human babesiosis was studied by examining deer collected on Nantucket and Naushon Islands, Massachusetts, USA, for evidence of Babesia microti infection andExpand
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