Prevention and treatment of malaria in pregnancy.

  title={Prevention and treatment of malaria in pregnancy.},
  author={Timothy M E Davis and Ivo Mueller and Stephen J Rogerson},
  journal={Future microbiology},
  volume={5 10},
Malaria in pregnancy is a substantial public health issue in many tropical countries. However, its prevention and treatment have been hindered because of fears of adverse drug effects in pregnant women recruited to intervention studies. This article details the pharmacological agents and management strategies currently or potentially available for use in pregnant women with or at risk of malaria. There are deficiencies in pharmacokinetic, tolerability, safety and efficacy data for even well… CONTINUE READING

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