Authors’ addresses. Kirsten E. Lyke and Christopher V. Plowe, Malaria Section, Center for Vaccine Development, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 685 West Baltimore Street, HSF 480, Baltimore, MD 21201, Telephone: 410-706-3082, Fax 410-706-6205, Email:
Acknowledgments: We thank the members of the Severe Malaria in African Children Clinical Network for their work in the genesis of this study and the protocol to which we adhered. We also thank Timothy Mnalemba (Blantyre Malaria Project, Blantyre, Malawi) for his patient teaching, which was invaluable in identifying pigment and applying the protocols.
Financial support. This study was supported by contract no. N01-AI-85346 from the National Institutes of Health.
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