Malaric placentas. A quantitative study and clinico-pathological correlations.

@article{Leopardi1996MalaricPA,
  title={Malaric placentas. A quantitative study and clinico-pathological correlations.},
  author={Orazio Leopardi and W Naughten and L Salvia and Maurizio Colecchia and Alberto Matteelli and Alessandro Zucchi and Agnieszka Shein and J A Muchi and Giampiero Carosi and Mario Ghione},
  journal={Pathology, research and practice},
  year={1996},
  volume={192 9},
  pages={892-8; discussion 899-900}
}
A histological and morphometric study was conducted on 372 placentae out of a total 440 delivered in Zanzibar. Fibrin (F), intervillous space (IVS) and Villi (V) relative volumes were determined by the point-counting system and the ratio of syncytium to blood capillaries by the linear intercept method. Parasitemia load and inflammatory reaction were graded… CONTINUE READING