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Uncomplicated Plasmodium vivax malaria in pregnancy associated with mortality from acute respiratory distress syndrome

Abstract:

The association between severe malaria and Plasmodium vivax species is contentious. On the Thai-Myanmar border, all pregnant women are followed systematically with active weekly malaria screening. Over a 27-year period of providing antenatal care, 48,983 have been prospectively followed until pregnancy outcome (miscarriage or delivery) and 4,298 women have had P. vivax detected at least once. Reported here is the first known P. vivax-associated death amongst these women. The initial patient p...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/1475-2875-13-191

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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, NDM, Tropical Medicine
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BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
Malaria Journal Journal website
Volume:
13
Issue:
191
Pages:
4
Publication date:
2014-05-27
Acceptance date:
2014-05-22
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ISSN:
1475-2875
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pubs:466858
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uri:4d5f6369-ea52-4113-95c0-b8d0b79e0bf8
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uuid:4d5f6369-ea52-4113-95c0-b8d0b79e0bf8
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pubs:466858
Paper number:
191

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