Prevalence of asymptomatic malaria parasitaemia amongst pregnant women.

  title={Prevalence of asymptomatic malaria parasitaemia amongst pregnant women.},
  author={Chinedum Charles Onyenekwe and Samuel Chukwuemeka Meludu and Chudy E. Dioka and Lekan Salimonu},
  journal={Indian journal of malariology},
  volume={39 3-4},
Two hundred and forty-six apparently healthy pregnant women aged 19-40 years, without symptoms were recruited (147 recruited during the dry season and 99 recruited during the rainy season) for the present study. Blood examinations for malaria parasites, Plasmodium falciparum specific-IgG concentration and serological reactivity with P. falciparum-histidine rich protein-2 (HRP-2) antigens were conducted on all the pregnant women during the dry and rainy seasons of the year. During the dry season… CONTINUE READING
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