Arthropod-Borne Bacterial Diseases in Pregnancy

  title={Arthropod-Borne Bacterial Diseases in Pregnancy},
  author={Sarah K Dotters-Katz and Jeffrey A. Kuller and R Phillips Heine},
  journal={Obstetrical \& Gynecological Survey},
&NA; Arthropod-borne bacterial diseases affect more than 25,000 Americans every year and thousands more around the world. These infections present a diagnostic dilemma for clinicians because they mimic many other pathologic conditions and are often low on or absent from the differential diagnosis list. Diagnosis is particularly challenging during pregnancy, as these infections may mimic common pregnancy-specific conditions, such as typical and atypical preeclampsia, or symptoms of pregnancy… 

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