Haemoglobinuria among children with severe malaria attending tertiary care in Ibadan, Nigeria

@inproceedings{Ajetunmobi2012HaemoglobinuriaAC,
  title={Haemoglobinuria among children with severe malaria attending tertiary care in Ibadan, Nigeria},
  author={Wasiu A. Ajetunmobi and Adebola Emmanuel Orimadegun and Biobele Jotham Brown and Nathaniel K. Afolabi and Folorunso A Olabiyi and John I. Anetor and Samuel Ilenre Omokhodion and Kikelomo I Osinusi and Felix Olukayode Akinbami and Wuraola Adebola Shokunbi and Olugbemiro Sodeinde and Delmiro Fernandez-Reyes},
  booktitle={Malaria Journal},
  year={2012}
}
Haemoglobinuria is one of the manifestations of severe malaria and results from severe intravascular haemolysis. Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency has been implicated in its aetiology. Haemoglobinuria may be associated with severe anaemia and, less frequently, acute renal failure. A prospective case-control study was carried out to determine the incidence of haemoglobinuria as confirmed by dipstick urinalysis, microscopy and spectrophotometric measurement, among children with… CONTINUE READING