Malaria parasitemia and antimalaria prophylaxis in sickle cell anemia patients in steady staten.

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Malaria parasitemia was assessed in 37 known sickle cell anemia patients attending the routine hematological clinic of the University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Benin-City, Edo State. Parasitemia was determined using the quantitative buffy coat analysis. The prevalence of malaria parasitemia among the population studied was 86.5%. There was no significant… (More)

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@article{Awodu2008MalariaPA, title={Malaria parasitemia and antimalaria prophylaxis in sickle cell anemia patients in steady staten.}, author={Omolade Augustina Awodu and Victoria Ade Wagbatsoma and Mathew Ebose Enosolease}, journal={Turkish journal of haematology : official journal of Turkish Society of Haematology}, year={2008}, volume={25 1}, pages={8-12} }