Serum tumour necrosis factor in children suffering from Plasmodium falciparum infection in Kilifi District, Kenya.

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Tumour necrosis factor-alpha (TNF alpha) levels were measured by bioassay and immunoassay in sera of children infected with Plasmodium falciparum and uninfected children in the same community in Kilifi District, Kenya. Seventy-one children, mean age 2.9 years (range 4 months-6.8 years), were enrolled; 34 children had severe malaria, 23 had mild (non-severe… (More)

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@article{Nyakundi1994SerumTN, title={Serum tumour necrosis factor in children suffering from Plasmodium falciparum infection in Kilifi District, Kenya.}, author={J N Nyakundi and Peter A. Warn and Charles R Newton and Jasper Mumo and J Jephthah-Ochola}, journal={Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene}, year={1994}, volume={88 6}, pages={667-70} }