Increased prevalence of severe malaria in HIV-infected adults in South Africa.

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BACKGROUND Conflicting reports exist regarding the impact of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection on the risk of severe malaria. We aimed to assess the effect of HIV infection status, advancing immunosuppression, and antimalarial immunity on the severity of malaria. METHODS A prospective cohort study was conducted. Consecutive hospitalized adult… (More)

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@article{Cohen2005IncreasedPO, title={Increased prevalence of severe malaria in HIV-infected adults in South Africa.}, author={Cheryl Cohen and Alan S. Karstaedt and John Andrew Frean and Juno Thomas and Nelesh P Govender and Elizabeth Prentice and Leigh A Dini and Jacky Galpin and H H Crewe-brown}, journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America}, year={2005}, volume={41 11}, pages={1631-7} }