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Plasmodium vivax and Mixed Infections Are Associated with Severe Malaria in Children: A Prospective Cohort Study from Papua New Guinea

  • Blaise Genton mail,

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: Blaise.Genton@unibas.ch

    Affiliation: Swiss Tropical Institute, Basel, Switzerland

    ¤ Current address: Ifakara Health Research and Development Center, Dar Es Salaam, United Republic of Tanzania

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  • Valérie D'Acremont,

    Affiliation: Swiss Tropical Institute, Basel, Switzerland

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  • Lawrence Rare,

    Affiliation: Papua New Guinea (PNG) Institute of Medical Research (IMR), Goroka, Papua New Guinea

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  • Kay Baea,

    Affiliation: Papua New Guinea (PNG) Institute of Medical Research (IMR), Goroka, Papua New Guinea

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  • John C Reeder,

    Affiliation: Papua New Guinea (PNG) Institute of Medical Research (IMR), Goroka, Papua New Guinea

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  • Michael P Alpers,

    Affiliation: Papua New Guinea (PNG) Institute of Medical Research (IMR), Goroka, Papua New Guinea

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  • Ivo Müller

    Affiliation: Papua New Guinea (PNG) Institute of Medical Research (IMR), Goroka, Papua New Guinea

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  • Published: June 17, 2008
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.0050127

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