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Gestational age assessment in malaria pregnancy cohorts: a prospective ultrasound demonstration project in Malawi

June 10, 2013 - 16:28 -- Open Access
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Wylie BJ, Kalilani-Phiri L, Madanitsa M, Membe G, Nyirenda O, Mawindo P, Kuyenda R, Malenga A, Masonbrink A, Makanani B, Thesing P, Laufer MK
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Malaria Journal 2013, 12:183 (4 June 2013)
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In July 2009, research staff (three mid-level clinical providers, one nurse) from The Blantyre Malaria Project underwent an intensive one-week ultrasound training to perform foetal biometry. 

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Not Open Access | Fetal and maternal hemodynamics in acute malaria during pregnancy

September 12, 2012 - 04:16 -- Patrick Sampao
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Stephen Rulisa, Nadine Kaligirwa, Steven Agaba, Placide Karangayire, Petra F. Mens, Peter J. de Vries
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International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics, Volume 119, Issue 1, October 2012, Pages 66-69

MalariaWorldTo measure maternal and fetal hemodynamics during acute malaria in pregnancy.

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Not Open Access | The impact of intermittent preventive treatment with sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine on the prevalence of malaria parasitaemia in pregnancy

July 18, 2012 - 15:08 -- Patrick Sampao
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Uchenna Anthony Umeh, BSc MBBS., Samuel N Obi, MBBS FWACS., Innocent Igwebuike Okafor, MBBS FWACS., et al
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Trop Doct July 2012 vol. 42 no. 3 133-135

This comparative study involved testing the peripheral blood of pregnant women on IPT with SP and a control group that did not receive SP for the malaria parasite upon registration and at 34 weeks gestational age.

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Adverse effects of falciparum and vivax malaria and the safety of antimalarial treatment in early pregnancy: a population-based study

April 27, 2012 - 12:37 -- Patrick Sampao
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R McGready, SJ Lee, FH Nosten, et al.
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The Lancet Infectious Diseases, Volume 12, Issue 5, May 2012, Pages 388-396

MalariaWorldWe analysed all antenatal records of women in the first trimester of pregnancy attending Shoklo Malaria Research Unit antenatal clinics from May 12, 1986, to Oct 31, 2010.

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Open Access | Imported malaria in pregnancy in Madrid

April 13, 2012 - 14:06 -- Patrick Sampao
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Jimenez BC, Cuadros-Tito P, Ruiz-Giardin JM, Rojo-Marcos G, Cuadros-Gonzalez J, Canalejo E, Cabello N, San Martin JV, Barrios AM, Hinojosa J, Molina L
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Malaria Journal 2012, 11:112 (11 April 2012)

MalariaWorld These findings could help Maternal Health programme planners and implementers to target preventive interventions in the immigrant population and should create awareness among clinicians.

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Adaptive evolution and fixation of drug-resistant Plasmodium falciparum genotypes in pregnancy-associated malaria: 9-year results from the QuEERPAM study

March 5, 2012 - 12:22 -- Patrick Sampao
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Steve M. Taylor, Alejandro Antonia, Gaoqian Feng, Victor Mwapasa, Ebbie Chaluluka, Malcolm Molyneux, Feiko O. ter Kuile, Stephen J. Rogerson, Steven R. Meshnick
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Infection, Genetics and Evolution, Volume 12, Issue 2, March 2012, Pages 282-290

MalariaWorldWe conducted a retrospective serial cross-sectional study between 1997 and 2006 to investigate changes in drug-resistant malaria among pregnant women delivering at a single hospital in Blantyre, Malawi.

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Review: Malaria in pregnancy in the Asia-Pacific region

December 22, 2011 - 09:04 -- Patrick Sampao
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Marcus J Rijken, Rose McGready, Machteld E Boel, Rini Poespoprodjo, Neeru Singh, Din Syafruddin, Stephen Rogerson, François Nosten
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The Lancet Infectious Diseases, Volume 12, Issue 1, January 2012, Pages 75-88

MalariaWorldMost knowledge of the epidemiology, effect, treatment, and prevention of malaria in pregnancy in the Asia-Pacific region comes from India, Papua New Guinea, and Thailand. Improved estimates of the morbidity and mortality of malaria in pregnancy are urgently needed.

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Open Access | Peer education: The effects on knowledge of pregnancy related malaria and preventive practices in women of reproductive age in Edo State, Nigeria.

August 3, 2011 - 13:11 -- Patrick Sampao
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Petra F Mens, Pauline F.D Scheelbeek , Hind Al Attabi and Ehijie F.O Enato
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BMC Public Health 2011, 11:610

This study, explored peer to peer education as a tool in raising knowledge of MIP among women of child bearing age.

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Open Access | Intermittent Treatment to Prevent Pregnancy Malaria Does Not Confer Benefit in an Area of Widespread Drug Resistance

July 18, 2011 - 15:07 -- Patrick Sampao
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Whitney E. Harrington, Theonest K. Mutabingwa, Edward Kabyemela, Michal Fried and Patrick E. Duffy
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Clin Infect Dis. (2011) 53 (3): 224-230.

The study used a cross-sectional design. We determined IPTp use in a delivery cohort of 880 pregnant women in Muheza, Tanzania, by report and by plasma sulfa measurements, and we examined its effects on maternal and fetal delivery outcomes.

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Open Access | Field evaluation of the intermittent preventive treatment of malaria during pregnancy (IPTp) in Benin: evolution of the coverage rate since its implementation

June 18, 2011 - 13:54 -- Patrick Sampao
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Tania CDA d'Almeida, Marie-Agnes Agboton-Zoumenou, Andre Garcia, Achille Massougbodji, Valerie Briand, Yacoubou Imorou and Gilles Cottrell
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Parasites & Vectors 2011, 4:108, 16 June 2011

The study investigated 2420 women who gave birth from 2005 to 2009. The antenatal cards of those women were randomly selected over 5 years with the aim of analyzing the IPT coverage in the study's maternity hospitals.

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