Lactate as a predictor of mortality in Malawian children with WHO-defined pneumonia
Bharat Ramakrishna, Stephen M Graham, Ajib Phiri, Limangeni Mankhambo, Trevor Duke
Archives of Disease in Childhood: Education and Practice Edition | BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2012
The authors thank the staff of the paediatric research ward at QECH, Blantyre, Malawi, the children involved in the study and their guardians. They also thank Professor Terrie Taylor and the Blantyre Malaria Project for providing lactate measurements. For this study, SMG was recipient of core funding from the Wellcome Trust, UK. The Centre for International Child Health is a WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Child and Neonatal Health, and is supported by AusAID as part of the Knowledge Hubs for Women's and Children's Health, and by the R E Ross Trust (Victoria).