Tumour necrosis factor, interleukin-6 and interleukin-10 are possibly involved in Plasmodium vivax-associated thrombocytopaenia in southern Pakistani population

@inproceedings{Raza2014TumourNF,
  title={Tumour necrosis factor, interleukin-6 and interleukin-10 are possibly involved in Plasmodium vivax-associated thrombocytopaenia in southern Pakistani population},
  author={Afsheen Raza and Muhammad Shahzeb Khan and Najia Karim Ghanchi and Ahmed Buksh Raheem and Mohammad Asim Beg},
  booktitle={Malaria Journal},
  year={2014}
}
In Pakistan, Plasmodium vivax is endemic causing approximately 70% of the malaria cases. A number of haematological changes, especially thrombocytopaenia have been reported for P. vivax. Several host factors including cell-mediated immune cells, such as IL-1, IL-6 and IL-10 have been documented for P. vivax-induced thrombocytopaenia. However, study on… CONTINUE READING