Iron status and associated malaria risk among African children
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 ...Expand abstract
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