[Lipid profile during specific malaria therapy in Gabonese children].

  title={[Lipid profile during specific malaria therapy in Gabonese children].},
  author={Edouard Ngou-Milama and Thanh Hai Duong and F Minko and Denis Dufillot and Maryvonne Kombila and Dominique Richard-Lenoble and H Mouray},
  volume={5 2},
We report specific dyslipidemia in Gabonese children aged 18 months to 4 years old treated with Halfan for malaria. This is observed in addition to the hypoglycemia typically associated with malaria. C-HDL (high density lipoprotein) fell on day 0 (D0), then increased during the treatment. Triglycerides (TG), total cholesterol (TC) and non-esterified fatty acids (NEFA) rose on D0. CT continued to rise evenly throughout the treatment, whereas TG declined. The differences with respect to normal… CONTINUE READING