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Int. Journal of Life Sciences, 2016; 4(4)::595- 598    |    Available online, February 06, 2017

A study on metabolic parameters in Falciparum Malaria cases: Clinical Study

 

 

Maharudra Shekhanawar1 and Sarala HT 2

 

1Associate Professor, 2Assistant Professor, Dept. of Biochemistry, Koppal Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS), Koppal, Karnataka, India. 


Received: 14.11.2016   |      Accepted: 04.01.2017       |         Published : 06.02.2017

Introduction: Cytokines are responsible for many of the symptoms and signs of the infection, particularly fever and malaise. Plasma concentrations of cytokines are elevated in both vivax and falciparum malaria.   Methodology: All these patients were subjected to slide test for thick and thin smear as well as immunochromatographic test, ROT, Pan malaria or Falci check. Blood investigations like hemoglobin level, total leukocyte count, differential count and serum electrolyte and also renal function tests, liver function tests, random blood sugar were done in all cases.  Results: Serum bilirubin was raised in 33 cases, but only14 cases had serum bilirubin > 3 mg/dL. maximum total bilirubin noted was 18.4 mg/dl. Out of 14 cases, 9 cases had conjugated hyperbilirubinemia and 5 cases had unconjugated hyperbilirubinemia Conclusion: Hepatic dysfunction in acute P.falciparum malaria ranged from mild elevation of liver enzymes to acute hepatitis.

 

Keywords: Malaria, Liver Function tests, Renal function tests

 

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Editor: Dr. Arvind Chavhan

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Maharudra Shekhanawar and Sarala HT (2016) A study on metabolic parameters in Falciparum Malaria cases: Clinical Study International J. of Life Sciences, 4 (4): 595.-598.

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Acknowledgment: 

Financial assistance received from the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India, for carrying out serological detection of pathogens of tea root diseases and its management is gratefully acknowledged. Heartfelt gratitude is also expressed to Professor B.N Chakraborty and Professor Usha Chakraborty, Department of Botany, University of North Bengal, supervisors of the work.

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Conflicts of interest: The authors stated that no conflicts of interest.

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Copyright: © 2016 | Author(s), This is an open access article under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial - No Derivs License, which permits use and distribution in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited, the use is non-commercial and no modifications or adaptations are made.

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