PLoS ONE volume 9, issue 5, Pe98442 2014 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0098442 View full text
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Wasif A. Khan, Sean R. Galagan, Chai Shwai Prue, Jacob Khyang, Sabeena Ahmed, Malathi Ram, Mohammad Shafiul Alam, M. Zahirul Haq, Jasmin Akter, Gregory Glass, Douglas E. Norris, Timothy Shields, David A. Sack, David J. Sullivan et al.

Abstract: BackgroundPregnancy is a known risk factor for malaria which is associated with increased maternal and infant mortality and morbidity in areas of moderate-high malaria transmission intensity where Plasmodium falciparum predominates. The nature and impact of malaria, however, is not well understood in pregnant women residing in areas of low, unstable malaria transmission where P. falciparum and P. vivax co-exist.MethodsA large longitudinal active surveillance study of malaria was conducted in the Chittagong Hil…

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