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Pregnancy-associated malaria - on the brink?

Craig, Alister ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0914-6164 (2004) 'Pregnancy-associated malaria - on the brink?'. Trends in Parasitology, Vol 20, Issue 5, pp. 201-204.

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Abstract

Regarded by many as the best example in falciparum malaria of an association between a specific parasite-adhesive phenotype and disease, pregnancy-associated malaria represents one of the more immediate hopes for control of malaria disease via vaccination. But, are we sure that we have identified the right candidate antigens and do we know how to measure the impact of such an intervention?

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: chondroitin sulfate-a falciparum-infected erythrocytes intrauterine growth-retardation plasmodium-falciparum membrane protein-1 endothelial-cells human placenta var gene adhesion antibodies
Subjects: WC Communicable Diseases > Tropical and Parasitic Diseases > WC 750 Malaria
WQ Obstetrics > Pregnancy Complications > WQ 256 Infectious diseases
WS Pediatrics > By Age Groups > WS 420 Newborn infants. Neonatology
Faculty: Department: Groups (2002 - 2012) > Molecular & Biochemical Parasitology Group
Digital Object Identifer (DOI): https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pt.2004.03.002
Depositing User: Ms Julia Martin
Date Deposited: 17 Apr 2012 15:58
Last Modified: 06 Feb 2018 13:03
URI: https://archive.lstmed.ac.uk/id/eprint/2236

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