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Title: Malaria in pregnancy in Hodiedah, Republic of Yemen
Authors: Assabri, A.M.
Muharram, A.A.
Issue Date: 2002
Language: English
Abstract: In the Republic of Yemen, Plasmodium falciparum is the predominant causative agent of malaria and is associated with adverse consequences for pregnant women and their babies. The prevalence and clinical manifestations of malaria among 500 pregnant [260] and non-pregnant [240] women were compared. Clinical examinations, laboratory investigations and a structured questionnaire were used to collect data. The prevalence of malaria was higher among pregnant women [55%] than non-pregnant women [20%]. Anaemia was significantly more prevalent among pregnant woman than non-pregnant women and also more prevalent in pregnant women with malaria than non-pregnant women with malaria
Description: 245-253
Keywords: Age Distribution
Anemia
Cross-Sectional Studies
Hemoglobins
Liver Function Tests
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Complications
Severity of Illness Index
Urban Health
Subject: Malaria, Falciparum
URI: http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/119157
ISSN: 1020-3397
Other Identifiers: http://applications.emro.who.int/emhj/0802_3/emhj_2002_8_2_3_245_253.pdf
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