Prevention of the recurrence of anaemia in Gambian children following discharge from hospital.


Bojang, KA; Milligan, PJ; Conway, DJ; Sisay-Joof, F; Jallow, M; Nwakanma, DC; Abubakr, I; Njie, F; Greenwood, B; (2010) Prevention of the recurrence of anaemia in Gambian children following discharge from hospital. PLoS One, 5 (6). e11227. ISSN 1932-6203 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0011227

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Abstract

In malaria endemic countries, children who have experienced an episode of severe anaemia are at increased risk of a recurrence of anaemia. There is a need to find ways of protecting these at risk children from malaria and chemoprevention offers a potential way of achieving this objective.

Item Type: Article
Faculty and Department: Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases > Dept of Pathogen Molecular Biology
Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases > Dept of Disease Control
Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health > Dept of Infectious Disease Epidemiology
Research Centre: Malaria Centre
Centre for Maternal, Reproductive and Child Health (MARCH)
Tropical Epidemiology Group
PubMed ID: 20574541
Web of Science ID: 279058300016
URI: http://researchonline.lshtm.ac.uk/id/eprint/1869

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