Blair Wylie

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Malaria in pregnancy

Malaria in Pregnancy 1. What every clinician should know Key clinical features and incidence Malaria is caused by a parasite that is transmitted by the bite of an infected Anopheles mosquito. Five species of malarial parasites infect humans (Plasmodium falciparum, Plasmodium vivax, Plasmodium malariae, Plasmodium ovale and Plasmodium knowlesi). P. vivax is the most common…

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