Maternal and Fetal Outcomes in Pregnant Women with Acute Hepatitis E Virus Infection

  title={Maternal and Fetal Outcomes in Pregnant Women with Acute Hepatitis E Virus Infection},
  author={Sharda Patra and Ashish Kumar and Shubha Sagar Trivedi and Manju Puri and Shiv Kumar Sarin},
  journal={Annals of Internal Medicine},
Context Hepatitis E virus (HEV) infection causes severe liver disease in pregnant women. Contribution In a case series of 220 pregnant women with jaundice and acute viral hepatitis, the authors observed that women with HEV infection more often died and had more obstetric complications and worse fetal outcomes than did women with other forms of viral hepatitis. Caution The series was restricted to symptomatic women at a referral center. Implication Infection with HEV not only causes more severe… 

Study of maternal and prenatal outcome in pregnant women with acute hepatitis E viral infection

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Feto-Maternal Outcomes of Hepatitis E Virus Infection in Pregnancy of Bangladeshi women.

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  • Hongyu HuangChenyu Xu Yihua Zhou
  • Medicine, Biology
    Journal of clinical virology : the official publication of the Pan American Society for Clinical Virology
  • 2016

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Vertical transmission of hepatitis E virus