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EVALUATION OF MALARIA INFECTION ACCORDING TO GESTATIONAL AGE OF WOMEN BY TRIMESTERS.
Esimai Bessie Nonyelum*, Obeagu Emmanuel Ifeanyi and Ikeme A.C.C.
Prevalence by gestational age in pregnant women showed 27 (9.6%) in first trimester, 33(25.4%) in second trimester, 80(20.5%) in third trimester. Eight hundred pregnant women of the study population and residents of Enugu who attended antenatal clinics of University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital Enugu (UNTH) and Mother of Christ Hospital both in Enugu Metropolis were assessed parasitologically to determine the presence of Plasmodium infections. The prevalence of malaria was highest in second trimester (25.4%) followed third trimester (20.5%) and low prevalence in first trimester (9.6%). It showed the immunity was stronger in first trimester, and declined abruptly in second trimester which improved little in third trimester. The gestational age of pregnant women should be considered during antenatal visits to hospitals.[Full Text Article]