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Immunity to malaria
Section I: literature is reviewed and the pattern of the development of immunity in a population exposed to high malarial endemicity is followed. This is followed by a brief discussion of specific aspects of malarial ...
Presumptive treatment with sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine versus weekly chloroquine for malaria prophylaxis in children with sickle cell anaemia in Uganda: a randomized controlled trial
(BioMed Central, 2009-10-24)
Background: Malaria carries high case fatality among children with sickle cell anaemia. In Uganda, chloroquine is used for prophylaxis in these children despite unacceptably high levels of resistance. Intermittent presumptive ...
Variations of plasma concentrations of artemether-lumefantrine with age and weight in children presenting with uncomplicated malaria at Mulago Hospital.
INTRODUCTION: Malaria is still one of the main causes of mortality and morbidity in Ugandan children with the under 5 year mortality rate of 136/100,000. ACTs are the first line of treatment of uncomplicated malaria. ...
Underweight and mortality among children 0 to 60 months hospitalized with malaria in regions of varying malaria endemicity in Uganda
(Makerere University, 2014-10)
Background: Malaria and underweight have contributed to high morbidity and mortality in children. The two conditions have the potential to co-exist, but their relationship is not well understood in Uganda. The objective ...