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Immune Complex Levels in Children with Severe Plasmodium Falciparum Malaria.
(The American Society of Tropical Medicine, 2000-05)
Malaria infection leads to the formation of circulating immune complexes. However, it is unclear whether these complexes play a role in the pathogenesis of complicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria. This study aimed at ...
The levels of CD16/Fc gamma receptor IIIA on CD14+ CD16+ monocytes are higher in children with severe Plasmodium falciparum anemia than in children with cerebral or uncomplicated malaria.
Fc gamma receptor IIIA (CD16/Fc gamma RIIIA) on monocytes/macrophages may play an important role in the pathogenesis of severe malarial anemia (SMA) by promoting phagocytosis of IgG-coated uninfected red cells and by ...
Distinct Pattern of Class and Subclass Antibodies in Immune Complexes of Children with Cerebral Malaria and Severe Malarial Anaemia.
(Parasite Immunology Journal, 2008)
Plasmodium falciparum infection can lead to deadly complications such as severe malaria-associated anaemia (SMA) and cerebral malaria (CM). Children with severe malaria have elevated levels of circulating immune complexes ...