International Journal of Medical and Health Research

International Journal of Medical and Health Research


International Journal of Medical and Health Research
International Journal of Medical and Health Research
Vol. 2, Issue 1 (2016)

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.
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