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Low levels of RANTES are associated with mortality in children with cerebral malaria.

Authors
  • John, Chandy C
  • Opika-Opoka, Robert
  • Byarugaba, Justus
  • Idro, Richard
  • Boivin, Michael J
Type
Published Article
Journal
The Journal of infectious diseases
Publication Date
Sep 15, 2006
Volume
194
Issue
6
Pages
837–845
Identifiers
PMID: 16941352
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The serum cytokine and chemokine profile of children who die of CM is similar to that of individuals who die of sepsis. Levels of RANTES are significantly lower in children with CM, and very low levels of RANTES are associated with mortality, independently of other cytokine and chemokine levels.

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