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Not Open Access | Placental Malaria is Associated With Increased Risk of Nonmalaria Infection During the First 18 Months of Life in a Beninese Population

August 7, 2012 - 15:19 -- Patrick Sampao
Antoine Rachas, Agnès Le Port, Gilles Cottrell, José Guerra, Isabelle Choudat, Julie Bouscaillou, Achille Massougbodji and André Garcia
Clin Infect Dis. (2012) 55 (5): 672-678.

MalariaWorldWe addressed whether Plasmodium falciparum placental infection could additionally be associated with the risk of nonmalaria fevers in infants.

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Afebrile Plasmodium falciparum parasitemia decreases absorption of fortification iron but does not affect systemic iron utilization: a double stable-isotope study in young Beninese women

November 24, 2010 - 09:39 -- Patrick Sampao
Colin I Cercamondi., Ines M Egli.,Michael B Zimmermann., et al.
Am J Clin Nutr December 2010 vol. 92 no. 6 1385-1392

We investigated whether asymptomatic Plasmodium falciparum parasitemia in Beninese women would impair absorption of dietary iron or utilization of circulating iron.

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