Changes in plasma lipoproteins in acute malaria.

@article{NilssonEhle1990ChangesIP,
  title={Changes in plasma lipoproteins in acute malaria.},
  author={Ingrid Nilsson-Ehle and P Nilsson-ehle},
  journal={Journal of internal medicine},
  year={1990},
  volume={227 3},
  pages={151-5}
}
Plasma lipid and lipoprotein concentrations were monitored in 16 patients with acute malaria. Plasma high density lipoprotein (HDL) levels decreased dramatically during the first 3 d after diagnosis to around 0.2 mmol l-1 (reference range 0.8-1.6 mmol l-1). The low HDL levels were related to parasitaemia, and rapidly recovered after successful therapy. Plasma triglyceride concentrations were moderately increased and plasma low density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol concentrations decreased… CONTINUE READING

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