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The sick placenta-the role of malaria.

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The human placenta is an ideal site for the accumulation of Plasmodium falciparum malaria parasites, and as a consequence serious health problems arise for the mother and her baby. The pathogenesis of placental malaria is only partially understood, but it is clear that it leads to a distinct epidemiological pattern of malaria during pregnancy. The objectives of this review are: (1) To review recent data on the epidemiology of malaria in pregnancy, with emphasis on placental malaria; (2) to de...

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Journal:
Placenta
Volume:
25
Issue:
5
Pages:
359-378
Publication date:
2004-05-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1532-3102
ISSN:
0143-4004
URN:
uuid:919a67ea-7f5f-4864-ae65-05ef3cd05d74
Source identifiers:
20918
Local pid:
pubs:20918

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