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The epidemiology of postpartum malaria: a systematic review.

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Pregnant women are more susceptible to malaria than their non-pregnant counterparts. Less is known about the risk of malaria in the postpartum period. The epidemiology of postpartum malaria was systematically reviewed. Eleven articles fitted the inclusion criteria. Of the 10 studies that compared malaria data from the postpartum period with pregnancy data, nine studies suggested that the risk for malaria infection decreased after delivery. All three studies that compared postpartum data with ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1186/1475-2875-11-114

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Rijken, MJ More by this author
Brabin, BJ More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Thailand/Laos MOP
Wellcome Trust More from this funder
Publisher:
BioMed Central Ltd. Publisher's website
Journal:
Malar J Journal website
Volume:
11
Issue:
1
Pages:
Article: 114
Publication date:
2012
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EISSN:
1475-2875
ISSN:
1475-2875
URN:
uuid:daab2205-fdbf-4c73-8764-5feae9b44c5b
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325169
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pubs:325169

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