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Ultrasound evidence of early fetal growth restriction after maternal malaria infection.

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BACKGROUND

Intermittent preventive treatment (IPT), the main strategy to prevent malaria and reduce anaemia and low birthweight, focuses on the second half of pregnancy. However, intrauterine growth restriction may occur earlier in pregnancy. The aim of this study was to measure the effects of malaria in the first half of pregnancy by comparing the fetal biparietal diameter (BPD) of infected and uninfected women whose pregnancies had been accurately dated by crown ru...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1371/journal.pone.0031411

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
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Publisher:
PLoS Publisher's website
Journal:
PLoS One Journal website
Volume:
7
Issue:
2
Pages:
e31411
Publication date:
2012-02-09
Acceptance date:
2012-01-10
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ISSN:
1932-6203
Pmid:
22347473
Source identifiers:
313154
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English
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2016-09-24

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