Risk factors associated with congenital malaria in Enugu, South Eastern Nigeria.

@article{Okafor2006RiskFA,
  title={Risk factors associated with congenital malaria in Enugu, South Eastern Nigeria.},
  author={Umezurike Hughes Okafor and Tagbo Oguonu and Hyacinth Eze Onah},
  journal={Journal of obstetrics and gynaecology : the journal of the Institute of Obstetrics and Gynaecology},
  year={2006},
  volume={26 7},
  pages={
          612-6
        }
}
There is paucity of data on the risk factors associated with congenital malaria in Nigeria. This study assessed the risk factors for congenital malaria in a population of neonates delivered at the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Enugu, South Eastern Nigeria. It was a prospective cross-sectional study of neonates who were delivered in the institution from 2 April 2003 to 15 April 2004 as well as their mothers. Thick and thin blood films were made from maternal, baby and cord blood as… CONTINUE READING
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