Dengue Infection and Miscarriage: A Prospective Case Control Study

@inproceedings{Tan2012DengueIA,
  title={Dengue Infection and Miscarriage: A Prospective Case Control Study},
  author={Peng Chiong Tan and May Zaw Soe and Khaing Si Lay and Seok Mui Wang and Shamala Devi Sekaran and Siti Zawiah Omar},
  booktitle={PLoS neglected tropical diseases},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND Dengue is the most prevalent mosquito borne infection worldwide. Vertical transmissions after maternal dengue infection to the fetus and pregnancy losses in relation to dengue illness have been reported. The relationship of dengue to miscarriage is not known. METHOD We aimed to establish the relationship of recent dengue infection and miscarriage. Women who presented with miscarriage (up to 22 weeks gestation) to our hospital were approached to participate in the study. For each… CONTINUE READING

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