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Malaria in pregnancy : [publication] : deadly parasite, susceptible host /

by Duffy, Patrick E [edt]; Fried, Michal [edt].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London ; New York : Taylor & Francis, 2001Description: XIV, 245 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 0415272181.MeSH subject(s): Malaria | Pregnancy Complications | Pregnancy | Disease Models, Animal | Pregnancy Complications -- prevention & controlPUBLICATION TYPE SAPHIR: MonographSummary: [Contents] 1. Pregnancy malaria throughout history: dangerous labors. 2. The epidemiology and outcomes of maternal malaria. 3. The immunology of pregnancy: maternal defenses against infectious diseases. 4. Immunity to malaria during pregnancy: different host, different parasite. 5. Parasite adhesion and its role in placental malaria: hideout for the parasite. 7. Chemoprophylaxis and other protective measures: preventing pregnancy malaria. 8. The treatment of malaria in pregnancy

[Contents] 1. Pregnancy malaria throughout history: dangerous labors. 2. The epidemiology and outcomes of maternal malaria. 3. The immunology of pregnancy: maternal defenses against infectious diseases. 4. Immunity to malaria during pregnancy: different host, different parasite. 5. Parasite adhesion and its role in placental malaria: hideout for the parasite. 7. Chemoprophylaxis and other protective measures: preventing pregnancy malaria. 8. The treatment of malaria in pregnancy