Lack of Risk of Adverse Birth Outcomes After Deworming in Pregnant Women

@article{Gyorkos2006LackOR,
  title={Lack of Risk of Adverse Birth Outcomes After Deworming in Pregnant Women},
  author={Theresa W Gyorkos and Ren{\'e}e Larocque and Martin Casapia and Eduardo Gotuzzo},
  journal={The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal},
  year={2006},
  volume={25},
  pages={791-794}
}
Background: Pregnant women who live in hookworm-endemic areas may benefit from deworming during their pregnancy. The benefit derives from reducing anemia, primarily iron-deficiency anemia caused by hookworm infection-attributable blood loss. Where the prevalence of hookworm is more than 20% to 30%, the World Health Organization recommends that pregnant women receive anthelminthic treatment (mebendazole, albendazole, levamisole or pyrantel) after their first trimester. The objective of this… 

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