Malaria and pregnancy: epidemiology, pathophysiology and control options.

  title={Malaria and pregnancy: epidemiology, pathophysiology and control options.},
  author={Theonest K. Mutabingwa},
  journal={Acta tropica},
  volume={57 4},
Extensive research on the epidemiology, pathophysiology, and control of malaria during pregnancy has led to new developments and some controversies. Meanwhile, malaria remains a major environmental factor causing serious pregnancy complications, whose incidence and severity depend on gestational age, parity, and the level of malaria endemicity. There is no cohesive explanation for pregnancy-related immunosuppression, though several pathophysiological hypotheses have been proposed. Furthermore… CONTINUE READING

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