A study of renal manifestations in children with malaria
Ghazi Sharique Ahmad, Apeksha Pathak, DP Banerje, Md Haider Ali
Aim: Our study was to evaluated the renal manifestations and relationship between various renal manifestation with severity of disease of malaria in children patient. Methodology: Renal function was assessed by urine examination, urine sodium, FeNa, blood urea, serum creatinine and GFR and severity of malaria was assessed by parasite count. Results: Frequencies, percentages, Mean, standard deviation, Chi-square test and Anova test were used and P value was taken less than 0.05 for significant differences. Conclusions: Renal dysfunction and electrolyte imbalance were not uncommon with Plasmodium vivax infection. And it was common with Plasmodium falciparum infection.