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The epidemiology and burden of Plasmodium falciparum-related anemia among pregnant women in sub-Saharan Africa.

Abstract:

The paucity of precise information on the burden of malaria among pregnant women has hampered effective lobbying for the inclusion of preventative strategies against malaria in Safe Motherhood Initiatives. This article reviews the evidence on the coincidental risks of malaria and anemia in Africa and attempts to estimate the probable burden of malaria-related severe anemia in this susceptible group. Twenty-six studies on hemoglobin levels in all-parity pregnant women throughout this region co...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Role:
Author
Journal:
American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene More from this journal
Volume:
64
Issue:
1-2 Suppl
Pages:
36-44
Publication date:
2001-01-01
EISSN:
1476-1645
ISSN:
0002-9637
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:37846
UUID:
uuid:fb02c159-fae3-4d4e-b5e3-5eb95baa42f1
Local pid:
pubs:37846
Source identifiers:
37846
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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