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Clinical signs and symptoms cannot reliably predict Plasmodium falciparum malaria infection in pregnant women living in an area of high seasonal transmission

January 2, 2014 - 08:38 -- Open Access
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Tahita MC, Tinto H, Menten J, Ouedraogo J, Guiguemde RT, van Geertruyden JP, Erhart A, D'Alessandro U
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Malaria Journal 2013, 12 :464 (27 December 2013)

Signs and symptoms suggestive of malaria are frequent among pregnant women living in areas of intense transmission.

Not Open Access | Marked Decline in Malaria Prevalence among Pregnant Women and Their Offspring from 1996 to 2010 on the South Kenyan Coast

December 11, 2013 - 17:49 -- NOT Open Access
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Benjamin C. Kalayjian, Indu Malhotra, Peter Mungai, Penny Holding and Christopher L. King
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Am J Trop Med Hyg 2013 89:1129-1134

These results show a profound reduction in malaria transmission in coastal Kenya.

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Malaria in pregnancy in rural Gabon: a cross-sectional survey on the impact of seasonality in high-risk groups

November 21, 2013 - 09:08 -- Open Access
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Jäckle MJ, Blumentrath CG, Zoleko RM, Akerey-Diop D, Mackanga J, Adegnika AA, Lell B, Matsiegui P, Kremsner PG, Mombo-Ngoma G, Ramharter M
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Malaria Journal 2013, 12 :412 (13 November 2013)
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Seasonal variations lead to important differences in the risk for P. falciparum infection in pregnancy in the setting of central African regions with stable and hyper-endemic malaria transmission.

Helminthic Infections Rates and Malaria in HIV-Infected Pregnant Women on Anti-Retroviral Therapy in Rwanda

September 4, 2013 - 08:11 -- Open Access
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Emil Ivan, Nigel J. Crowther, Eugene Mutimura, Lawrence Obado Osuwat, Saskia Janssen, Martin P. Grobusch
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PLoS Negl Trop Dis 7(8): e2380
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HIV-positive pregnant women would benefit from the scaling up of de-worming programs alongside health education and hygiene interventions.

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Helminthic Infections Rates and Malaria in HIV-Infected Pregnant Women on Anti-Retroviral Therapy in Rwanda

August 22, 2013 - 08:44 -- Open Access
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Emil Ivan, Nigel J. Crowther, Eugene Mutimura, Lawrence Obado Osuwat, Saskia Janssen, Martin P. Grobusch
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PLoS Negl Trop Dis 7(8): e2380
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HIV-positive pregnant women would benefit from the scaling up of de-worming programs alongside health education and hygiene interventions.

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Local illness concepts and their relevance for the prevention and control of malaria during pregnancy in Ghana, Kenya and Malawi: findings from a comparative qualitative study

July 26, 2013 - 08:33 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Menaca A, Pell C, Manda-Taylor L, Chatio S, Afrah NA, Were F, Hodgson A, Ouma P, Kalilani L, Tagbor H, Pool R
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Malaria Journal 2013, 12:257 (22 July 2013)
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Given the overlap of common pregnancy problems with the symptoms of malaria, and the limited association of malaria with its main outcomes, a comprehensive antenatal care programme is the most appropriate strategy for the provision of health education, prevention and treatment for MiP. Variations in locally shared understandings of MiP must however be taken into account when designing and promoting MiP intervention strategies.

Submicroscopic Plasmodium falciparum malaria and low birth weight in an area of unstable malaria transmission in Central Sudan

June 4, 2013 - 11:47 -- Open Access
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Mohammed AH, Salih MM, Elhassan EM, Mohmmed AA, Elzaki SE, El-Sayed BB, Adam I
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Malaria Journal 2013, 12:172 (28 May 2013)
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In Central Sudan, pregnant women were at a higher risk of having an LBW delivery if they had submicroscopic infections rather than a histological diagnosis of placental malaria.

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Not Open Access | The effects of malaria and HIV co-infection on hemoglobin levels among pregnant women in Sekondi-Takoradi, Ghana

February 12, 2013 - 17:51 -- NOT Open Access
Author(s): 
Verner N. Orish, Onyekachi S. Onyeabor, Johnson N. Boampong, Samuel Acquah, Adekunle O. Sanyaolu, Nnaemeka C. Iriemenam
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International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics, Volume 120, Issue 3, March 2013, Pages 236-239
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A cross-sectional study was conducted at 4 hospitals in the Sekondi-Takoradi metropolis, Ghana. The study group comprised 872 consenting pregnant women attending prenatal care clinics.

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Association between Immunoglobulin GM and KM Genotypes and Placental Malaria in HIV-1 Negative and Positive Women in Western Kenya

January 22, 2013 - 10:00 -- Open Access
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Nnaemeka C. Iriemenam, Janardan P. Pandey, Ya Ping Shi, et al.
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PLoS ONE 8(1): e53948
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Immunoglobulin (Ig) GM and KM allotypes, genetic markers of γ and κ chains, are associated with humoral immune responsiveness.

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NOT Open Access | Plasmodium falciparum—Malaria in Pregnant African Immigrants Often Goes Unrecognized

November 12, 2012 - 09:31 -- NOT Open Access
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Anu Kantele, Heli Siikamäki, Tuula Hannila-Handelberg, Kalevi Laitinen and Lars Rombo
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Journal of Travel Medicine, Volume 19, Issue 6, pages 380–382, December 2012
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We report four cases of asymptomatic Plasmodium falciparum malaria in pregnant African women.

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