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Usefulness of measuring lactate levels in the diagnosis and prognosis of cerebral malaria in children in an endemic zone (Zaire)



Usefulness of measuring lactate levels in the diagnosis and prognosis of cerebral malaria in children in an endemic zone (Zaire)



Medecine d' Afrique Noire 36(2): 144-149



CSF lactic acid levels were measured in 2 groups of children aged from 2 months to 12 years immediately on admission and 48 h after admission to hospital in Kinshasa, Zaire. Group 1 comprised 21 children with cerebral malaria and with a Plasmodium-positive thick blood smear.

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