Infection with Parvovirus B19 and Herpes viruses in early pregnancy and risk of second trimester miscarriage or very preterm birth.

@article{Johansson2008InfectionWP,
  title={Infection with Parvovirus B19 and Herpes viruses in early pregnancy and risk of second trimester miscarriage or very preterm birth.},
  author={Stefan B. Johansson and Susanne M Buchmayer and Sophia Harlid and Anastasia Nyman Iliadou and Malin Ida Linnea Sj{\"o}holm and Lena Grillner and Mikael Norman and P{\"a}r Spar{\'e}n and Joakim Dillner and Sven Cnattingius},
  journal={Reproductive toxicology},
  year={2008},
  volume={26 3-4},
  pages={298-302}
}
We investigated whether infections with Parvovirus B19 and Herpes viruses in early pregnancy increase risks of second trimester miscarriage or delivery before 32 gestational weeks. Blood samples taken in early pregnancy were analyzed for Parvovirus B19 or Herpes viruses. Viremia was found in blood samples of 11 (4.7%) women with second trimester miscarriage and 10 (3.7%) women with very preterm birth, compared to 5 (1.7%) women who delivered at term, corresponding to adjusted odds ratios [95… CONTINUE READING

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