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Case Reports in Critical Care
Volume 2012, Article ID 312458, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/312458
Case Report

Hyperglycemia in Severe Falciparum Malaria: A Case Report

Department of Infectious Diseases, Niguarda Cà Granda Hospital, Piazza Ospedale Maggiore 3, 20162 Milano, Italy

Received 26 September 2012; Accepted 13 October 2012

Academic Editors: M. Egi and P. Kopterides

Copyright © 2012 Leonardo Chianura et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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