Determinants of postpartum infectious complications among HIV uninfected and antiretroviral naïve-HIV infected women following vaginal delivery: a prospective cohort study.

@article{Sebitloane2009DeterminantsOP,
  title={Determinants of postpartum infectious complications among HIV uninfected and antiretroviral na{\"i}ve-HIV infected women following vaginal delivery: a prospective cohort study.},
  author={Hannah M Sebitloane and Jagidesa Moodley and Tonya M Esterhuizen},
  journal={European journal of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive biology},
  year={2009},
  volume={145 2},
  pages={158-62}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the incidence rate of postpartum infectious morbidity among HIV uninfected women compared to antiretroviral naïve-HIV infected women who were eligible for vaginal delivery. STUDY DESIGN A nested study was conducted within a large prospective trial in which HIV infected women eligible for vaginal delivery at term were compared with HIV uninfected women. Women were reviewed within 72 h post delivery, at 1, 2 and 6 weeks for clinical signs of puerperal infection. RESULTS… CONTINUE READING

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