Ultrasonographic assessment of splenic volume at presentation and after anti-malarial therapy in children with malarial anaemia
Moses Laman, Susan Aipit, Cathy Bona, Peter M Siba, Leanne J Robinson, Laurens Manning, Timothy ME Davis
Malaria Journal | BMC | Published : 2015
Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Awarded by NHMRC
The authors gratefully acknowledge support from staff from the Modilon Hospital Paediatrics Ward, the Mugil Health Centre and the Vector Borne Diseases Unit of the Papua New Guinea Institute of Medical Research. We also thank Steven Fraser and Michelle Bavcevic for assistance with preparation of Figures and Wendy Davis for statistical advice. The children with SMA were recruited as part of a severe childhood illness study funded by a National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) grant (#513782) while those with MMA were recruited as part of screening for an anti-malarial intervention trial also funded by NHMRC(#634343). ML was supported by a Fogarty Foundation scholarship and an Australian PhD Scholarship Award, LM by a Basser Award from the Royal Australasian College of Physicians and a postgraduate NHMRC scholarship, and TMED by an NHMRC Practitioner Fellowship.