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Prevalence of congenital malaria in high-risk Ghanaian newborns: a cross-sectional study

January 15, 2013 - 14:50 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Enweronu-Laryea CC, Adjei GO, Mensah B, Duah N, Quashie NB
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2013, 12:17 (11 January 2013)
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The reported prevalence of congenital malaria in sub-Saharan Africa is variable (0 - 46%). Even though the clinical significance of congenital malaria parasitaemia is uncertain, anti-malarial drugs are empirically prescribed for sick newborns by frontline health care workers.

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Perinatal malaria and tuberculosis co-infection: A case report

October 8, 2010 - 09:42 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Rajoo Thapa, Debkrishna Mallick, Biswajit Biswas
Reference: 
International Journal of Infectious Diseases, Volume 14, Issue 3, March 2010, Pages e254-e256

We report herein an unusual instance of co-occurrence of perinatal falciparum malaria and tuberculosis in a 34-day-old female newborn, who presented with symptoms of sepsis.

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