Malaria and Fetal Growth Alterations in the 3(rd) Trimester of Pregnancy: A Longitudinal Ultrasound Study

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Christentze Schmiegelow, Daniel Minja, Mayke Oesterholt, Caroline Pehrson, Hannah Elena Suhrs, Stéphanie Boström, Martha Lemnge, Pamela Magistrado, Vibeke Rasch, Birgitte Bruun Nielsen, John Lusingu, Thor G Theander

Pregnancy associated malaria is associated with decreased birth weight, but in-utero evaluation of fetal growth alterations is rarely performed. The objective of this study was to investigate malaria induced changes in fetal growth during the 3(rd) trimester using trans-abdominal ultrasound.
Original languageEnglish
JournalP L o S One
Issue number1
Pages (from-to)e53794
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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