Maternal Lyme borreliosis and pregnancy outcome.

  title={Maternal Lyme borreliosis and pregnancy outcome.},
  author={Andr{\'a}s Lakos and Norbert Solymosi},
  journal={International journal of infectious diseases : IJID : official publication of the International Society for Infectious Diseases},
  volume={14 6},
BACKGROUND There is disagreement regarding whether Lyme borreliosis is associated with adverse pregnancy outcome. METHODS We performed a review of the data from 95 women with Lyme borreliosis during pregnancy, evaluated at the Center for Tick-borne Diseases, Budapest over the past 22 years. RESULTS Treatment was administered parenterally to 66 (69.5%) women and orally to 19 (20%). Infection remained untreated in 10 (10.5%) pregnancies. Adverse outcomes were seen in 8/66 (12.1%) parentally… CONTINUE READING