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Letters Sickle cell disease

Malarial chemoprophylaxis

BMJ 2008; 337 doi: (Published 01 October 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;337:a1875
  1. Kelsey D J Jones, NIHR academic clinical fellow in paediatrics1
  1. 1Department of Paediatric Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Imperial College, London W2 1PG
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    Education on the risks of malarial illness in children with sickle cell disease should occur alongside routine penicillin prophylaxis and immunisation—a public health message that …

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