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maternal anemia

Not Open Access | Maternal Anemia at First Antenatal Visit: Prevalence and Risk Factors in a Malaria-Endemic Area in Benin

September 7, 2012 - 04:24 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Smaïla Ouédraogo, Ghislain K. Koura, Manfred M. K. Accrombessi, Florence Bodeau-Livinec, Achille Massougbodji and Michel Cot
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Am J Trop Med Hyg 2012 87:418-424

MalariaWorldData for the first 1,005 pregnant women included in a multicentre randomized controlled trial were analyzed. Anemia was common (68.3%), and malaria and helminth infestations were prevalent in 15.2% and 11.1% of the women.

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Influence of the Timing of Malaria Infection during Pregnancy on Birth Weight and on Maternal Anemia in Benin

August 4, 2011 - 12:45 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Bich-Tram Huynh., Nadine Fievet., Michel Cot., et al
Reference: 
Am J Trop Med Hyg 2011 vol. 85 no. 2 214-220

In Benin, we followed up a cohort of 1,037 women through pregnancy until delivery.

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The effect of timing and frequency of Plasmodium falciparum infection during pregnancy on the risk of low birth weight and maternal anemia

May 11, 2010 - 13:35 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Linda Kalilani, Innocent Mofolo, Marjorie Chaponda, Stephen J. Rogerson, Steven R. Meshnick
Reference: 
Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Volume 104, Issue 6, June 2010, Pages 416-422

Birth weight and maternal hemoglobin were measured at delivery. The association between timing and frequency of infection and LBW and maternal anemia was analyzed using a binomial regression model.

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Open Access | Plasma Levels of Apoliporptoein A1 in Malaria-Exposed Primigravidae Are Associated with Severe Anemia

January 29, 2010 - 13:55 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
Author(s): 
David C. Simpson, Edward Kabyemela, Atis Muehlenbachs, Yuko Ogata, Theonest K. Mutabingwa, Patrick E. Duffy, Michal Fried
Reference: 
PLoS ONE 5(1): e8822

Here we aimed to identify additional changes in the plasma proteome associated with pregnancy malaria that may contribute to the development of malaria-related maternal anemia.

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