Malaria in pregnancy

Makbib Diro, Samir N. Beydoun

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Recent evidence suggests an increasing incidence of malaria among the civilian population of the United States. The effects of malaria in pregnancy can be serious to both mother and fetus. We present four patients with malaria during pregnancy and review the charts of 18 additional patients with malaria (two of whom were pregnant) in order to familiarize the reader with the general clinical picture. The currently recommended chemoprophylaxis and treatment are outlined.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)959-968
Number of pages10
JournalSouthern medical journal
Issue number8
StatePublished - Aug 1982

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  • Medicine(all)


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