Severe Malaria

Known as: Complicated Malaria 
Acute malaria with signs of organ dysfunction, severe anemia (hemoglobin less than 5 g/dL or hematocrit less than 15%) and/or hyperparasitemia… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND Most malaria deaths occur in rural areas. Rapid progression from illness to death can be interrupted by prompt… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
BACKGROUND Severe malaria (SM) is classically associated with Plasmodium falciparum infection. Little information is available on… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
There is growing epidemiological and molecular evidence that ABO blood group affects host susceptibility to severe Plasmodium… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Malaria has been a major selective force on the human population, and several erythrocyte polymorphisms have evolved that confer… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND Conflicting reports exist regarding the impact of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection on the risk of severe… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND Early recognition of children at highest risk of dying and the targeting of appropriate drug therapy are vital to the… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
In human populations, the concomitance of various parasitic infections can induce modifications of the specific immune response… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND Malaria and HIV are two of the most important diseases facing Africa. It remains uncertain whether HIV-related… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Although cerebral malaria is the most common acute encephalopathy arising in children in Africa little is known of its effect… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
The quantity of malaria pigment liberated into the circulation at schizogony reflects the pathogenic sequestered parasite burden… (More)
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