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Title: The significance of type B hyperlactataemia in infective encephalopathy
Authors: Aiyathurai, J.E.J.
Wong, H.B.
Quak, S.H.
Jacob, E.
Chio, L.F.
Sothy, S.P. 
Issue Date: 1983
Source: Aiyathurai, J.E.J., Wong, H.B., Quak, S.H., Jacob, E., Chio, L.F., Sothy, S.P. (1983). The significance of type B hyperlactataemia in infective encephalopathy. Annals of the Academy of Medicine Singapore 12 (1) : 115-125. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: A disordered sensorium, a cardinal sign of lactic acidosis, is commonly attributed to the acidosis resulting from increased production and decreased utilization of lactate. We report hyperlactataemia in 22 children with encephalopathy following viral, rickettsial and bacterial infections. On admission there was normoglycaemia together with anion gap acidosis (p
Source Title: Annals of the Academy of Medicine Singapore
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/132050
ISSN: 03044602
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