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Research Article

Insecticide-Treated Nets for the Prevention of Malaria in Pregnancy: A Systematic Review of Randomised Controlled Trials

  • Carol Gamble,

    Affiliation: Centre for Medical Statistics and Health Evaluation, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom

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  • Paul J Ekwaru,

    Affiliation: Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Makerere Medical School, Makarere University, Kampala, Uganda

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  • Paul Garner,

    Affiliation: Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom

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  • Feiko O. ter Kuile mail

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: terkuile@liv.ac.uk

    Affiliations: Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom, Malaria Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases, United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Published: March 27, 2007
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.0040107

About the Authors

Carol Gamble
Centre for Medical Statistics and Health Evaluation, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom
Paul J Ekwaru
Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Makerere Medical School, Makarere University, Kampala, Uganda
Paul Garner, Feiko O. ter Kuile
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom
Feiko O. ter Kuile
Malaria Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases, United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: terkuile@liv.ac.uk

Competing Interests

FOtK was co-author of two of the trials reviewed. No other conflicts of interest are declared.

Author Contributions

PG conceived the idea for the study. CG and PJE designed the study. PG coordinated the analysis. CG, PJE, and FOtK analyzed the data. FOtK and CG wrote the first draft, and all authors contributed to subsequent versions of the paper.