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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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10.1186/1475-2875-13-191

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDM, Tropical Medicine
Wongsaen, K More by this author
Chotivanich, K More by this author
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Journal:
Malaria journal
Volume:
13
Issue:
1
Pages:
191
Publication date:
2014-01-05
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EISSN:
1475-2875
ISSN:
1475-2875
URN:
uuid:84193688-37c3-4481-a925-316cab1aea05
Source identifiers:
466858
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pubs:466858

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