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

@article{Patra2007MaternalAF,
  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},
  year={2007},
  volume={147},
  pages={28-33}
}
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… 

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