Characterisation of metabolic acidosis in Kenyan children admitted to hospital for acute non-surgical conditions.

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Metabolic acidosis is associated with most severe malaria deaths in African children, and most deaths occur before maximum antimalarial action is achieved. Thus, specific acidosis treatment may reduce mortality. However, the underlying mechanisms remain poorly understood and no specific interventions have been developed. A detailed characterisation of this… (More)

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@article{Sasi2006CharacterisationOM, title={Characterisation of metabolic acidosis in Kenyan children admitted to hospital for acute non-surgical conditions.}, author={Philip G Sasi and Mike English and James A. Berkley and Brett Lowe and Mohammed Shebe and Robert Mwakesi and Gilbert O. Kokwaro}, journal={Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene}, year={2006}, volume={100 5}, pages={401-9} }