Consequences of varicella and herpes zoster in pregnancy: prospective study of 1739 cases

@article{Enders1994ConsequencesOV,
  title={Consequences of varicella and herpes zoster in pregnancy: prospective study of 1739 cases},
  author={Gisela Enders and I. Bolley and Elizabeth Miller and JohnE. Cradock-Watson and MargaretK. S. Ridehalgh},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={1994},
  volume={343},
  pages={1548-1551}
}
In a joint prospective study in Germany and the United Kingdom between 1980 and 1993, 1373 women who had varicella and 366 who had herpes zoster during the first 36 weeks of gestation were followed up. 9 cases of congenital varicella syndrome were identified, all occurring after maternal varicella during the first 20 weeks of gestation. The highest risk (2.0%) was observed between 13-20 weeks gestation, with 7 affected infants identified among 351 pregnancies (95% CI of risk 0.8-4.1%). Only 2… Expand

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