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Table 3 Malaria and thick smear findings in CM cases

From: Congenital malaria in Urabá, Colombia

  Case 1 Case 2 Case 3 Case 4 Case 5
Malaria findings
Episodes of maternal malaria 1 Pv 1 Pv
1 Pf
1 Pv 1 Pv 1 Pf
Gestational age at malaria diagnosis (weeks + days) 37 + 2 Pf: 24 + 2
Pv: 40 +2
27 + 6 40 + 4 30
Type of malaria syndrome in mothers acute uncomplicated malaria acute uncomplicated malaria acute uncomplicated malaria acute uncomplicated malaria severe malaria
Clinical status of neonates at the time of congenital malaria diagnosis afebrile afebril afecrile afebrile severely ill
Thick smear findings
Maternal blood during delivery Pv (nd) Pv (560) Neg. Pv (120) Pf (106640)
Placental blood Pv (920) Pv (440) Neg. Pv (80) Neg.
Umbilical cord blood Pv 1860) Neg. Neg. Pv (80) Neg.
Neonatal blood Neg. Pv (40) day 1 Pv (160) day 14 Neg. Pf (120) day 8
  1. Pv: Plasmodium vivax, Pf: Plasmodium falciparum
  2. ( ) parasite/μL.