Prevalence of parasitic infections and associations with pregnancy complications and outcomes in northern Tanzania: a registry-based cross-sectional study.

@article{Mahande2016PrevalenceOP,
  title={Prevalence of parasitic infections and associations with pregnancy complications and outcomes in northern Tanzania: a registry-based cross-sectional study.},
  author={Aneth Mkunde Mahande and Michael Johnson Mahande},
  journal={BMC infectious diseases},
  year={2016},
  volume={16},
  pages={78}
}
BACKGROUND Parasitic infection(s) during pregnancy have been associated with increased risk of pregnancy complications and adverse outcomes in low resource settings. However, little is known about their influence on pregnancy outcomes. This study aimed to determine the prevalence of parasitic infections and their association with pregnancy complications and adverse outcomes. METHODS A retrospective cross-sectional study was conducted using maternally-linked data from Kilimanjaro Christian… CONTINUE READING
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