Encyclopedia of Parasitology

Living Edition
| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Malaria in Pregnancy

  • Heinz Mehlhorn
Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-27769-6_4737-1

Pregnant women have a considerably increased risk of Plasmodium infections so they in their first pregnancy are (as well as children below 5 years) the primary victims of malaria deaths.

Keywords

Pregnant Woman Plasmodium Infection Malaria Death Primary Victim 
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Further Reading

  1. Ataide R et al (2014) Malaria, primigravidae, and antibodies: knowledge gained and future perspectives. Trends Parasitol 30:85–94CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für Zoomorphologie, Zellbiologie und ParasitologieHeinrich-Heine-UniversitätDüsseldorfGermany