Acute kidney injury interacts with coma, acidosis, and impaired perfusion to significantly increase risk of death in children with severe malaria.

29 Mar 2022
Namazzi R, Opoka R, Datta D, Bangirana P, Batte A, Berrens Z, Goings MJ, Schwaderer AL, Conroy AL, John CC
Mortality in severe malaria remains high in children treated with intravenous artesunate. Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a common complication of severe malaria, but the interactions between AKI and other complications on the risk of mortality in severe malaria are not well characterized.