The emerging trends of falciparum malaria: a study from a tertiary centre in an endemic area of India

Poovathingal, Mary Anne and Shivashankara, KN and Nagaraja, * (2014) The emerging trends of falciparum malaria: a study from a tertiary centre in an endemic area of India. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine, 4 (Supl-1). S81-S86.

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Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Fmaallcairpiaar; um malaria; severe malaria; parasitic index; complications of malaria; ESR and cerebral renal failure in malaria.
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Manipal > Medicine
Depositing User: KMC Library
Date Deposited: 24 Feb 2016 11:39
Last Modified: 24 Feb 2016 11:39

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