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Deleterious effects of malaria in pregnancy on the developing fetus: a review on prevention and treatment with antimalarial drugs

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All malaria infections are harmful to both the pregnant mother and the developing fetus. One in ten maternal deaths in malaria endemic countries are estimated to result from Plasmodium falciparum infection. Malaria is associated with a 3-4 times increased risk of miscarriage and a substantially increased risk of stillbirth. Current treatment and prevention strategies reduce, but do not eliminate, malaria's damaging effects on pregnancy outcomes. Reviewing evidence generated from meta-analyses...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1016/s2352-4642(20)30099-7

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-1621-3257
Publisher:
Elsevier
Journal:
Lancet Child and Adolescent Health More from this journal
Volume:
4
Issue:
10
Pages:
761-774
Publication date:
2020-09-15
Acceptance date:
2020-03-25
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EISSN:
2352-4650
ISSN:
2352-4642
Pmid:
32946830
Language:
English
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Review
Pubs id:
1133722
Local pid:
pubs:1133722
Deposit date:
2020-10-10

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