Perinatal morbidity and mortality associated with chlamydial infection: a meta-analysis study.

@article{Silva2011PerinatalMA,
  title={Perinatal morbidity and mortality associated with chlamydial infection: a meta-analysis study.},
  author={Maria Jos{\'e} Penna Maisonnette de Attayde Silva and Gilzandra Lira Dantas Flor{\^e}ncio and Jos{\'e} Roberto Erbolato Gabiatti and Rose Luce Gomes do Amaral and Jos{\'e} Eleut{\'e}rio J{\'u}nior and Ana Katherine da Silveira Gonçalves},
  journal={The Brazilian journal of infectious diseases : an official publication of the Brazilian Society of Infectious Diseases},
  year={2011},
  volume={15 6},
  pages={533-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effect of Chlamydia trachomatis infection during pregnancy on perinatal morbidity and mortality. METHODS Systematic review and meta-analysis in an electronic database and manual, combining high sensitivity specific descriptors seeking to answer the research objective. The articles considered to be of high methodological quality (score above 6 on the Newcastle-Ottawa Scale) were assessed by meta-analysis. RESULTS Summary estimates of 12 studies were calculated by… CONTINUE READING