Managing Q fever during pregnancy: the benefits of long-term cotrimoxazole therapy.

  title={Managing Q fever during pregnancy: the benefits of long-term cotrimoxazole therapy.},
  author={Xavier Carcopino and Didier Raoult and Florence Bretelle and L{\'e}on Boubli and Andreas Stein},
  journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  volume={45 5},
BACKGROUND Q fever is a zoonosis caused by Coxiella burnetii. During pregnancy, it may result in obstetric complications, such as spontaneous abortion, intrauterine growth retardation, intrauterine fetal death, and premature delivery. Pregnant women are exposed to the risk of chronic Q fever. METHODS We included 53 pregnant women who received a diagnosis of Q fever. We compared the incidence of obstetric and maternal Q fever complications for women who received long-term cotrimoxazole… CONTINUE READING
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