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Characterisation of placental malaria in olive baboons (pappio anubis) infected with plasmodium knowlesi H strain
Pregnant women have increased susceptibility to malaria infection. In these women, malaria parasites are frequently found sequestered in the placental intervillous spaces, a condition referred to as placental malaria (PM). ...
Associating genetic resistance to plasmodium falciparum malaria infection with ethnic groups residents of malaria endemic and non-endemic regions of Kenya
Malaria causes death of millions of people in sub-Saharan Africa and about 80% are children and women under 5 years of age. Infection has therefore exerted pressure on human genome and as a consequence clinical manifestations ...
Natural monocytic acquisition of haemozoin and rantes polymorphisms: association with malarial disease outcomes and functional changes in children from Western Kenya
Plasmodium falciparum is an important cause of morbidity and mortality in children residing in holoendemic transmission areas largely from severe malarial anaemia (SMA). Although overproduction of inflammatory-derived ...