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Volume 19, Number 9—September 2013

Research

Plasmodium falciparum Mutant Haplotype Infection during Pregnancy Associated with Reduced Birthweight, Tanzania

Daniel T. R. MinjaComments to Author , Christentze Schmiegelow, Bruno Mmbando, Stéphanie Boström, Mayke Oesterholt, Pamela Magistrado, Caroline Pehrson, Davis John, Ali Salanti, Adrian J.F. Luty1, Martha Lemnge, Thor Theander, John Lusingu, and Michael Alifrangis
Author affiliations: National Institute for Medical Research, Tanga Centre, Tanzania (D.T.R. Minja, B. Mmbando, P. Magistrado, M. Lemnge, J. Lusingu); University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark (D.T.R. Minja, C. Schmiegelow, P. Magistrado, C. Pehrson, A. Salanti, T. Theander, J. Lusingu, M. Alifrangis); Wenner-Gren Institute, Stockholm, Sweden (S. Boström); Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, the Netherlands (M. Oesterholt, A.J.F. Luty); Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre, Moshi, Tanzania (D. John)

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Figure 2

Proportion of mutant Plasmodium falciparum dihydrofolate reductase and dihydropteroate synthetase haplotypes among pregnant women, Korogwe District, Tanga Region, Tanzania, September 2008–October 2010. Proportions are shown by gestational age; partial weeks are indicated by the number of days. Numbers above and below data points are the number of mutant haplotypes; total numbers (n) are shown below the graph.

Figure 2. . . . Proportion of mutant Plasmodium falciparum dihydrofolate reductase and dihydropteroate synthetase haplotypes among pregnant women, Korogwe District, Tanga Region, Tanzania, September 2008–October 2010. Proportions are shown by gestational age; partial weeks are indicated by the number of days. Numbers above and below data points are the number of mutant haplotypes; total numbers (n) are shown below the graph.

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1Current affiliation: Mère et Enfant Face aux Infections Tropicales, Paris, France.

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