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Malaria Research and Treatment
Volume 2014, Article ID 136148, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/136148
Research Article

Evidence of Insulin Resistance in Adult Uncomplicated Malaria: Result of a Two-Year Prospective Study

1Department of Medical Biochemistry, School of Medical Sciences, University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Ghana
2Department of Biomedical and Forensic Sciences, School of Biological Sciences, University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Ghana
3Department of Medicine, School of Medical Sciences, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana
4African Institute for Mathematical Science Ghana (AIMS-Ghana), P.O. Box LG 197, Legon-Accra, Ghana

Received 28 July 2014; Revised 25 November 2014; Accepted 8 December 2014; Published 23 December 2014

Academic Editor: Clara Menéndez

Copyright © 2014 Samuel Acquah 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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