Effect of sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine resistance on the efficacy of intermittent preventive therapy for malaria control during pregnancy: a systematic review.

@article{Kuile2007EffectOS,
  title={Effect of sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine resistance on the efficacy of intermittent preventive therapy for malaria control during pregnancy: a systematic review.},
  author={F. T. Ter Kuile and A. V. van Eijk and S. Filler},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={2007},
  volume={297 23},
  pages={
          2603-16
        }
}
CONTEXT In malaria-endemic regions, strategies to control malaria during pregnancy rely on case management of malaria illness and anemia, and preventive measures such as insecticide-treated nets and intermittent preventive therapy (IPT). OBJECTIVE To determine the effect of increasing resistance to sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine on the efficacy of IPT during pregnancy in Africa. DATA SOURCES AND STUDY SELECTION The 6 databases of MEDLINE, EMBASE, SCOPUS, LILACS, Cochrane CENTRAL, and the trial… Expand
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Interventional Clinical Trial
The purpose of this study is to determine whether repeated courses of sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine (SP) in combination with azithromycin given at Antenatal Clinic, leads to lower… Expand
ConditionsAnaemia, Malaria in Pregnancy, Sexually Transmitted Infections
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