IJRMHS Volume 6 Issue 1,2,3

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ISSN 2307-2083

Title


THE IMPACT OF PLACENTAL MALARIA ON THE NEONATE: A CASE CONTROL STUDY FROM A HIGH MALARIA TRANSMMISSION AREA IN GHANA.

Author/s MATE SIAKWA, DZIGBODI KPIKPITSE, AZANU WISDOM, ASAMOAH ISAAC
Source International Journal of Research In Medical and Health Sciences pg 01 -04 Vol 06. No. 01– 2016
Abstract

Neonatal mortality is high in Ghana and among the major causes infection is second to preterm birth. The contribution of malaria infection to neonatal mortality desire more rigorous investigation considering the fact that Ghana lies in the high malaria transmission zone. The aim of this study was to determine the adverse effects of placental malaria on neonatal outcomes. This case-control prospective study was conducted during the period of July 2007 and March 2012. .. …

Keywords placental malaria, neonatal outcome, preterm delivery, stillbirth, asphyxia.
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ADVERSE OBSTETRIC OUTCOMES AMONG WOMEN WITH PLACENTAL MALARIA FROM PERI-URBAN GHANA.

 

Author/s MATE SIAKWA, DZIGBODI KPIKPITSE, AZANU WISDOM4, AMPOFO A EVELYN 1, DOE F PATIENCE1
ASAMOAH ISAAC3, KUGANAB-LEM R B5, EBU I NANCY
Source International Journal of Research In Medical and Health Sciences pg 05 – 11 Vol 06. No. 01– 2016
Abstract

Placental malaria (PM) poses a major threat to both the mother and the unborn child. Maternal anemia and intrauterine growth retardation are major consequences of PM. The risk of dying from malaria is also higher among pregnant women than the general population as high levels of parasitaemia, hypoglycemia, acute pulmonary edema, foetal distress, premature labour, spontaneous abortions and still births are common among pregnant women with malaria.

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Keywords placental malaria, maternal outcome, premature rapture of membrane, meconium stained amnoitic fluid,
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