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The effects of mefloquine treatment in pregnancy.

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We investigated the relationship between mefloquine antimalarial treatment and the outcome of pregnancy in Karen women living in an area along the western border of Thailand where multidrug-resistant Plasmodium falciparum infections are common. Of 3,587 pregnancies investigated, 208 (5.8%) were exposed to mefloquine, 656 (18.3%) to quinine only, and 909 (25.3%) to other antimalarials, and 2,470 (68.9%) had no documented malaria. There were 61 stillbirths and 313 abortions. Women who received ...

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10.1086/515183

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Journal:
Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America
Volume:
28
Issue:
4
Pages:
808-815
Publication date:
1999-04-05
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EISSN:
1537-6591
ISSN:
1058-4838
URN:
uuid:e2156a05-68be-4e21-9cf8-e104cdb69562
Source identifiers:
26888
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pubs:26888

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