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Complement utilization in children with severe plasmodium falciparum malaria
Complement system, an important component of the innate and adaptive immunity, is over activated during malaria infection. As a result, components of the cascade are utilized consumed and this has the potential to impair ...
Prevalence of glucose-6- phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency in children enrolled in a malaria vaccine clinical trial in Western Kenya
Deficiency of Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) is the most frequently encountered genetic abnormality of red blood cell (RBC) metabolism, and is estimated to affect over 200 million people worldwide. Malaria is ...
Clinical evaluation of flourescent in- situ hybridization (Fish) assay for malaria diagnosis
Giemsa microscopy has played a major role in malaria control as a standard or reference method in diagnosis. However, this technique has varied performance characteristics while other techniques are more expensive. As a ...