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Adverse effects of falciparum and vivax malaria and the safety of antimalarial treatment in early pregnancy: A population-based study

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Background: The effects of malaria and its treatment in the first trimester of pregnancy remain an area of concern. We aimed to assess the outcome of malaria-exposed and malaria-unexposed first-trimester pregnancies of women from the Thai-Burmese border and compare outcomes after chloroquine-based, quinine-based, or artemisinin-based treatments. Methods: We analysed all antenatal records of women in the first trimester of pregnancy attending Shoklo Malaria Research Unit antenatal clinics from...

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McGready, R More by this author
Wiladphaingern, J More by this author
Ashley, EA More by this author
Rijken, MJ More by this author
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Journal:
The Lancet Infectious Diseases
Volume:
12
Issue:
5
Pages:
388-396
Publication date:
2012-05-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1474-4457
ISSN:
1473-3099
URN:
uuid:2bfdb7bd-cb08-4c1e-bb02-683b39c6a042
Source identifiers:
329390
Local pid:
pubs:329390

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