Malaria in Pregnancy: Deadly Parasite, Susceptible Host by Michal Fried,Patrick E. Duffy,Michael Fried

By Michal Fried,Patrick E. Duffy,Michael Fried

Malaria kills thousands every year, focusing on pregnant girls and youngsters Malaria in being pregnant has been a long-standing conundrum - why do ladies resistant to the parasite after years of publicity all at once develop into at risk of an infection in the course of first pregnancies? fresh clinical breakthroughs have shed new gentle on interactions among the malaria parasite and the placenta, and raised wish for brand spanking new medicines and vaccines to guard younger mothers.
Malaria in being pregnant leads the reader via many years of study in epidemiology, immunology and parasitology, drawing on medical services from all over the world. Maternal malaria is likely one of the grreat public illnesses of our time and should be the 1st parasitic an infection to be managed with anti-adhesion medicinal drugs or vaccines. the present realizing of malaria in being pregnant and the continuing controversies surrounding this syndrome will fascinate all scholars, scientists and policy-makers drawn to infectious sickness and women's health.

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