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Treatment of malaria in pregnancy

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Pregnant women are particularly susceptible to the complications of malaria infections, and therefore must be treated promptly and effectively. Unfortunately, the number of antimalarial drugs that are know to be both safe and effective in pregnancy is very limited. Antimalarial recommendations commonly exclude use in pregnant women owing to concerns about fetal toxicity. In uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum infections, the objective of treatment is to eradicate parasitaemia, and the availab...

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Published
Peer review status:
Reviewed (other)

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10.1056/NEJMe1601193

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-4566-4030
Publisher:
Massachusetts Medical Society
Journal:
New England Journal of Medicine More from this journal
Volume:
374
Issue:
10
Pages:
981-982
Publication date:
2016-03-10
DOI:
EISSN:
1533-4406
ISSN:
0028-4793
Pmid:
26962733
Language:
English
Subtype:
Editorial
Pubs id:
pubs:353630
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uuid:e67b1397-c8ed-493f-a61e-f265d8a41c11
Local pid:
pubs:353630
Source identifiers:
353630
Deposit date:
2016-08-23

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