Total dose iron infusion, malaria and pregnancy in Papua New Guinea.

@article{Oppenheimer1986TotalDI,
  title={Total dose iron infusion, malaria and pregnancy in Papua New Guinea.},
  author={Stephen J. Oppenheimer and SarahB. J. Macfarlane and Jonathan B. Moody and Christine J Harrison},
  journal={Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene},
  year={1986},
  volume={80 5},
  pages={
          818-22
        }
}
A study was made of 544 mothers and their 556 newborns in an area of endemic malaria, to analyse effects of total dose intravenous iron infusion (TDI) to mothers during pregnancy. 34% of these mothers received TDI before delivery. A range of haematological tests was carried out on newborns and mothers in addition to anthropometry. 84% of mothers had had ante-natal care and data were also collected retrospectively from ante-natal records. TDI was associated with more slide positive peri-natal… CONTINUE READING
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