Plasmodium Malariae in Ugandan Children

I. Prevalence in Young Children in Rural Communities

E. F. Patricia JelliffeDepartment of Pediatrics and Child Health, Makerere University College Medical School, Kampala, Uganda

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Derrick B. JelliffeDepartment of Pediatrics and Child Health, Makerere University College Medical School, Kampala, Uganda

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Summary

Examination of thick blood films taken in the course of community child health surveys in various parts of Uganda showed that Plasmodium malariae infections were common in young children.

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