Journal of Immunological Techniques & Infectious Diseases ISSN: 2329-9541

Effect of Quinine Therapy on Renal Function Parameters in Pregnant Women Infected with Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Gezira State

Effect of Quinine Therapy on Renal Function Parameters in Pregnant Women Infected with Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Gezira State

To examine the role of quinine treatment for P. falciparum malaria during pregnancy in alteration of renal function parameters and correlate the effect of treatment on renal parameters to severity of malaria. 150 pregnant women with P. falciparum malaria, together with fifty healthy pregnant women as controls. Serum levels of creatinine, sodium, and potassium as well as blood urea were tested in the two groups. Disease severity was evaluated, by dividing patients into two subgroups of severe and uncomplicated, as part of the correlation. The resulted data statistically analyzed.

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