[Placental infection in Rwanda: comparison an HIV infected population and a control population].

@article{Hofman1998PlacentalII,
  title={[Placental infection in Rwanda: comparison an HIV infected population and a control population].},
  author={V{\'e}ronique J Hofman and Jo{\"e}l Ladner and A. T. Tran and Agnes Rampal and Anne Chevallier and Christian Boissy and Jean François Michiels and Andr{\'e} De Clercq and François Dabis and P. Hofman},
  journal={Annales de pathologie},
  year={1998},
  volume={18 6},
  pages={466-72}
}
We report an histological study from term placentas of 286 HIV positive women born in Rwanda. We observed chorioamnionitis without any pathogen in 15% of the cases, cocci Gram positive infection in 12 observations and malaria infection in 75% of placentas. We noted 71 cases of active malaria infection with Plasmodium falciparum trophozoites in the… CONTINUE READING