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Iron status and associated malaria risk among African children

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Background It remains unclear whether improving iron status increases malaria risk, and few studies have looked at the effect of host iron status on subsequent malaria infection. We therefore aimed to determine whether a child’s iron status influences their subsequent risk of malaria infection in sub-Saharan Africa.


Methods We assayed iron and inflammatory biomarkers from community-based cohorts of 1309 Kenyan and 1374 Ugandan children ...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1093/cid/ciy791

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM Experimental Medicine
Oxford college:
Keble College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-4502-2209
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Grant:
107769/Z/10/Z
110255/Z/15/Z
106289/Z/14/Z
Funding agency for:
Atkinson, SH
Mentzer, AJ
Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Clinical Infectious Diseases Journal website
Volume:
68
Issue:
11
Pages:
1807–1814
Publication date:
2018-09-14
Acceptance date:
2018-09-14
DOI:
EISSN:
1537-6591
ISSN:
1058-4838
Pmid:
30219845
Source identifiers:
920034
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:920034
UUID:
uuid:2ddfd834-528c-4092-9e1c-91447bdd2df4
Local pid:
pubs:920034
Deposit date:
2018-09-23

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