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MIF (Macrophage Migration Inhibitory Factor) Promoter Polymorphisms and Susceptibility to Severe Malarial Anemia

Background. Severe malarial anemia (SMA) resulting from Plasmodium falciparum infection is one of the leading causes of childhood mortality in sub-Saharan Africa. The innate immune mediator macrophage migration inhibitory factor (MIF) plays a critical role in the pathogenesis of SMA. Methods. To... Full description

1st Person: Awandare, Gordon A.
Additional Persons: Martinson, Jeremy J.; Were, Tom; Ouma, Collins; Davenport, Gregory C.; Ong'echa, John M.; Wang, Wenkui; Leng, Lin; Ferrell, Robert E.; Bucala, Richard; Perkins, Douglas J.
Source: in The Journal of Infectious Diseases Vol. 200, No. 4 (2009), p. 629-637
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Type of Publication: Article
Language: English
Published: 2009
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