Novel presentation of Plasmodium vivax malaria with acute kidney injury and hemolytic uremic syndrome

Conclusion Clinical association of vivax malaria with TMA leading to HUS is novel and suggests parasite related severe endothelial injury. Future studies are needed to demonstrate interaction of parasite with endothelium and factors related to it.
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