Congenital and neonatal malaria in a rural Kenyan district hospital: An eight-year analysis

@inproceedings{Mwaniki2010CongenitalAN,
  title={Congenital and neonatal malaria in a rural Kenyan district hospital: An eight-year analysis},
  author={Michael K Mwaniki and Alison W Talbert and Florence N Mturi and James Alexander Berkley and P. C. A. Kager and Kevin Marsh and Charles R Newton},
  booktitle={Malaria Journal},
  year={2010}
}
BackgroundMalaria remains a significant burden in sub-Saharan Africa. However, data on burden of congenital and neonatal malaria is scarce and contradictory, with some recent studies reporting a high burden. Using prospectively collected data on neonatal admissions to a rural district hospital in a region of stable malaria endemicity in Kenya, the prevalence of congenital and neonatal malaria was described.MethodsFrom 1st January 2002 to 31st December 2009, admission and discharge information… CONTINUE READING
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