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Effects of Plasmodium vivax malaria in pregnancy.

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BACKGROUND: Plasmodium vivax is more common than P. falciparum as a cause of malaria in many parts of the tropics outside Africa. P. falciparum infection has harmful effects in pregnancy, but the effects of P. vivax have not been characterised. We investigated the effects of P. vivax infection during pregnancy. METHODS: Since 1986, pregnant Karen women living in camps for displaced people on the western border of Thailand have been encouraged to attend antenatal clinics. Karen women were scr...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Thailand/Laos MOP
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Journal:
Lancet
Volume:
354
Issue:
9178
Pages:
546-549
Publication date:
1999-08-05
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EISSN:
1474-547X
ISSN:
0140-6736
URN:
uuid:37c8d073-5fc5-4e02-80c7-2ae26e285cc9
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16307
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pubs:16307

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