Evaluation of sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine for intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in pregnancy: a retrospective birth outcomes study in Mansa, Zambia

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Intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in pregnancy (IPTp) with sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine (SP) decreases placental parasitaemia, thus improving birth outcomes. Zambian policy recommends monthly SP-IPTp doses given presumptively during pregnancy at each antenatal examination, spaced one month apart after 16 weeks of gestation. The effectiveness of SP… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s12936-015-0576-8

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@inproceedings{Mace2015EvaluationOS, title={Evaluation of sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine for intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in pregnancy: a retrospective birth outcomes study in Mansa, Zambia}, author={Kimberly E. Mace and Victor Chalwe and Bonnie L Katalenich and Michael Nambozi and Luamba Mubikayi and Chikuli Kabika Mulele and Ryan E. Wiegand and Scott J Filler and Mulakwa Kamuliwo and Allen S. Craig and Kathrine R. Tan}, booktitle={Malaria Journal}, year={2015} }