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Title Malaria : a hematological perspective / edited by Saad H. Abdalla & Geoffrey Pasvol ; series editors Geoffrey Pasvol and Stephen L. Hoffman
Published London : Imperial College Press, ©2004


Description 1 online resource (xvi, 429 pages) : illustrations (some color), 1 map
Series Tropical medicine : Science and practice ; v. 4
Tropical medicine ; v. 4.
Contents Laboratory procedures for diagnosis of malaria / D.C. Warhurst and J.E. Williams -- Definition, epidemiology, diagnosis and management of the anemia of malaria -- Pathogenesis of the anemia of malaria -- Iron and folate in malaria -- Leukocytes in malaria -- Cytokine changes in malaria -- The Bone marrow in human malaria / S.H. Abdalla and S.N. Wickramasinghe -- Platelets and blood coagulation in human malaria / Paul N. Newton, Etim Essien and Hicholas J. White -- Innate resistance to malaria conferred by red cell genetic defects / Ronald L. Nagel -- The Spleen and malaria / Imelda Bates -- Malaria and Burkitt's lymphoma / Christine A. Facer -- Malaria and blood transfusion / Peter L. Chiodini and John A.J. Barbara -- Index
Summary Reviews all of the hematological changes and interactions in malaria. Emphasizes the importance of malaria as a primarily hematological disease and attempts to increase awareness and interest among hematologists
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Malaria.
Malaria -- blood
Blood Cells -- parasitology
MEDICAL -- Infectious Diseases.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Contagious.
Form Electronic book
Author Abdalla, Saad H
Pasvol, G. (Geoffrey)
ISBN 1860943578