Reevaluation of the risk of fetal death and malformation after Q Fever.

Abstract

A meta-analysis of 136 Q fever pregnancies, including 4 new cases and 7 population-based serological studies, revealed significant increases in fetal death and malformation after Q fever during pregnancy. This poor obstetric outcome is prevented by antibiotic treatment.

DOI: 10.1093/cid/ciu259

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@article{Million2014ReevaluationOT, title={Reevaluation of the risk of fetal death and malformation after Q Fever.}, author={Matthieu Million and France Roblot and Dominiques Carles and F D'amato and Cam{\'e}lia Protopopescu and Maria Patrizia Carrieri and Didier Raoult}, journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America}, year={2014}, volume={59 2}, pages={256-60} }