Major Burden of Severe Anemia from Non-Falciparum Malaria Species in Southern Papua: A Hospital-Based Surveillance Study

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BACKGROUND The burden of anemia attributable to non-falciparum malarias in regions with Plasmodium co-endemicity is poorly documented. We compared the hematological profile of patients with and without malaria in southern Papua, Indonesia. METHODS AND FINDINGS Clinical and laboratory data were linked for all patients presenting to a referral hospital… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001575

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