New microfluidic device mimics the exchange of nutrients between mother and fetus infected with placental malaria

placental malaria as a result Plasmodium falciparum The infection can lead to serious complications for both the mother and the baby. Placental malaria causes approximately 200,000 newborn deaths each year, mainly due to low birth weight, as well as 10,000 maternal deaths. Placental malaria is caused by red blood cells infected with parasites that attach … Read more