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The Clinical and Pathophysiological Features of Malarial Anaemia

  • D. J. Roberts
  • C. Casals-Pascual
  • D. J. Weatherall
Part of the Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology book series (CT MICROBIOLOGY, volume 295)

Abstract

This review will focus on the principal clinical and pathophysiological features of the anaemia of falciparum malaria, including the problems of treating malarial anaemia, and also will suggest how recent advances in genomics may help our understanding of cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying this syndrome.

Keywords

Falciparum Malaria Malaria Infection Severe Malaria Severe Anaemia Cerebral Malaria 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. J. Roberts
    • 1
  • C. Casals-Pascual
    • 1
  • D. J. Weatherall
    • 1
  1. 1.Nuffield Department of Clinical Laboratory SciencesUniversity of Oxford and Blood Research Laboratory, John Radcliffe HospitalOxfordUK

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