Prevalence and risk factors of Plasmodium falciparum infections in pregnant women of Luanda, Angola.
- Autores: Campos PA, Do Rosário VE, Silveira H, Valente B, Varandas L
- Ano de Publicação: 2011
- Journal: Tropical Medicine & International Health
- Link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21729222
Pregnant women are at increased risk of malaria, but in Angola, epidemiologic data from this group is almost inexistent. We conducted a cross-sectional study to determine the prevalence and risk factors of Plasmodium falciparum infections in 567 pregnant Angolan women living in Luanda province.