Cerebral malaria

Gregory S. Park, Chandy John

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Abstract

Cerebral malaria (CM), defined as the presence of P. falciparum asexual stages on peripheral blood smear in a person with coma and no other cause for encephalopathy, is estimated to affect more than 800,000 people a year and has a 15-20 % mortality rate. CM predominantly affects children

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationNeuroinflammation and Neurodegeneration
PublisherSpringer New York
Pages405-428
Number of pages24
ISBN (Print)9781493910717, 1493910701, 9781493910700
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1 2014
Externally publishedYes

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Cerebral Malaria
Brain Diseases
Coma
Mortality

Keywords

  • Animal
  • Cerebral malaria
  • Experimental
  • Human
  • Inflammation
  • Model
  • Murine
  • Plasmodium falciparum
  • Sequestration

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)
  • Neuroscience(all)

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Park, G. S., & John, C. (2014). Cerebral malaria. In Neuroinflammation and Neurodegeneration (pp. 405-428). Springer New York. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4939-1071-7_19

Cerebral malaria. / Park, Gregory S.; John, Chandy.

Neuroinflammation and Neurodegeneration. Springer New York, 2014. p. 405-428.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Park, GS & John, C 2014, Cerebral malaria. in Neuroinflammation and Neurodegeneration. Springer New York, pp. 405-428. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4939-1071-7_19
Park GS, John C. Cerebral malaria. In Neuroinflammation and Neurodegeneration. Springer New York. 2014. p. 405-428 https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4939-1071-7_19
Park, Gregory S. ; John, Chandy. / Cerebral malaria. Neuroinflammation and Neurodegeneration. Springer New York, 2014. pp. 405-428
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