Diagnostic comparison of malaria infection in peripheral blood, placental blood and placental biopsies in Cameroonian parturient women

@article{AnchangKimbi2009DiagnosticCO,
  title={Diagnostic comparison of malaria infection in peripheral blood, placental blood and placental biopsies in Cameroonian parturient women},
  author={Judith K Anchang-Kimbi and Eric Akum Achidi and Blaise Nkegoum and Eva Sverremark-Ekstr{\"o}m and Marita Troye-Blomberg},
  journal={Malaria Journal},
  year={2009},
  volume={8},
  pages={126 - 126}
}
In sub-Saharan Africa, Plasmodium falciparum malaria in pregnancy presents an enormous diagnostic challenge. The epidemiological and clinical relevance of the different types of malaria diagnosis as well as risk factors associated with malaria infection at delivery were investigated. In a cross-sectional survey, 306 women reporting for delivery in the Mutenegene maternity clinic, Fako division, South West province, Cameroon were screened for P. falciparum in peripheral blood, placental blood… CONTINUE READING

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