Malaria and haematologic parameters of pupils at different altitudes along the slope of Mount Cameroon: a cross-sectional study

@article{Kimbi2013MalariaAH,
  title={Malaria and haematologic parameters of pupils at different altitudes along the slope of Mount Cameroon: a cross-sectional study},
  author={H. Kimbi and Irene U. N. Sumbele and Malaika Nweboh and J. Anchang-Kimbi and Emmaculate Lum and Yannick Nana and L. Ndip and H. Njom and L. Lehman},
  journal={Malaria Journal},
  year={2013},
  volume={12},
  pages={193 - 193}
}
BackgroundHaematologic abnormalities are features in Plasmodium falciparum infection, and anaemia is an inevitable outcome. This study examines the influence of malaria status and altitude on haematologic parameters in school-aged pupils.MethodsA cross-sectional study was conducted among 728 school pupils aged between four and 15 years at three different altitudinal ranges along the slope of the Mount Cameroon region. The investigative methods included the use of questionnaire, clinical… Expand
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