Risk factors for placental malaria and its effect on pregnancy outcome in Yaounde, Cameroon.

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Between 1996 and 2001, the prevalence of placental malaria in pregnant women living in Yaounde, Cameroon and its effect on pregnancy outcome were evaluated with respect to gravidity and maternal age. Results showed that 19.9% of the women had placental malaria at delivery. After adjusting for relevant covariates, the major risk factor for placental malaria… (More)

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@article{Tako2005RiskFF, title={Risk factors for placental malaria and its effect on pregnancy outcome in Yaounde, Cameroon.}, author={Ernest A. Tako and Ainong Zhou and Julienne Lohoue and Robert John Ivo Leke and Diane Wallace Taylor and Rose G. F. Leke}, journal={The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene}, year={2005}, volume={72 3}, pages={236-42} }