Malaria in pregnancy

Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol. 1997;5(1):45-51. doi: 10.1155/S1064744997000100.


This review summarizes the epidemiology, clinical course, and diagnosis of malaria. The influence of infection during pregnancy upon maternal and neonatal anemia, stillbirth, preterm labor, low birth weight, and congenital malaria is discussed. Options for treatment and prophylaxis during pregnancy are presented.