The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 84, Issue 6, pp 483–484 | Cite as

Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia in Plasmodium vivax Malaria

  • Aniruddha Ghosh
  • Saurav Sharma
  • Jaydeep Choudhury
Scientific Letter
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Keywords

Malaria Artesunate Vivax Malaria Reticulocyte Count Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia 

Notes

Acknowledgements

Authors thank Dr. Arunaloke Bhattacharya, Dr. Maya Mukhopadhyay, Dr. Partha Pratim Halder for their guidance. They also thank Dr. Roshan Rana, Dr. Payel Kundu and Dr. Debashis Misra for their support.

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Conflict of Interest

None.

Source of Funding

None.

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© Dr. K C Chaudhuri Foundation 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Pediatric MedicineInstitute of Child HealthKolkataIndia

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