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Flor Ernestina Martínez-Espinosa *

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MALARIA EN EMBARAZADAS DE LA AMAZONÍA BRASILERA

Este estudio sugiere que las mujeres gestantes son más susceptibles a adquirir infección por Plasmodium falciparum que por Plasmodium vivax..

*Flor Ernestina Martínez-Espinosa
describe para SIIC los aspectos relevantes de su trabajo
MALARIA DURING PREGNANCY IN A REFERENCE CENTRE FROM THE BRAZILIAN AMAZON: UNEXPECTED INCREASE IN THE FREQUENCY OF PLASMODIUM FALCIPARUM INFECTIONS
Memorias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz,
99(1):19-21 Feb, 2004

Esta revista, clasificada por SIIC Data Bases, integra el acervo bibliográfico
de la Biblioteca Biomédica (BB) SIIC.

Institución principal de la investigación
*Dpartamento de Imunología Instituto Oswaldo Cruz-Fiocruz Rio de Janeiro, Brasil, Manaus, Brasil
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