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Prevalence of Malaria in pregnancy in Kaoma District
The study to determine the prevalence of malaria in pregnancy, its associated factors, and its pattern of distribution (geographical) was carried out in thirteen (13) health facilities of Kaoma district, the largest of the ...
Determination of levels of utilization and adherence to intermittent presumptive treatment with sulphadoxine pyrimethamine among pregnant women in Ndola Urban District, Zambia
Malaria in pregnancy is a major public health problem in Zambia and in many other developing countries. Adverse outcomes include low birth weight and fetal death as well as maternal mortality and morbidity. The Ministry ...
Determination of plasmodium falciparum parasites diversity using MSPII family specific allelic primers among symptomatic children aged five years and below in Zambia
Introduction: Malaria is still a major public health problem in many tropical and subtropical countries. Therefore effective integrated malaria control strategies are a requirement. However, parasite antigen diversity might ...
Association of intraleukocytic malaria pigment with disease severity in children with plasmodium falciparum Malaria
In malaria diagnosis, peripheral parasitaemia is used as an indicator of malaria severity. However, this does not quantify central sequestration, which is important in the pathogenesis of severe malaria. Intraleukocytic ...