Malaria in infants aged less than six months - is it an area of unmet medical need?

@inproceedings{dAlessandro2012MalariaII,
  title={Malaria in infants aged less than six months - is it an area of unmet medical need?},
  author={Umberto d’Alessandro and David Ubben and Kamal A Hamed and Serign Jawo Ceesay and Joseph Okebe and Makie Taal and Eugene Kaman Lama and Moussa K{\'e}ita and Lamine Koivogui and Alan E. Nahum and Kalifa A Bojang and Aja Adam Jagne Sonko and Honorat Francis Lalya and Bernard John Brabin},
  booktitle={Malaria Journal},
  year={2012}
}
Despite the protection provided by several factors, including maternal antibodies, the burden of malaria in young infants may be higher than previously thought. Infants with congenital or neonatal malaria may have a different clinical presentation than older children, and diagnosis may be confused with other neonatal diseases due to an overlap of clinical manifestations. In addition, there is little information on the use of artemisinin-based combination therapy in young infants. There is the… CONTINUE READING
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