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Tuberculosis in pregnancy in the UK.

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Tuberculosis (TB) is a globally important cause of morbidity and mortality with an increasing incidence in women of reproductive ages. This descriptive study using the UK Obstetric Surveillance System demonstrates key differences in the presentation of TB during pregnancy compared with the nonpregnant population. The disease is limited to ethnic minority women, most commonly recent immigrants. Presentation may be atypical, with extrapulmonary disease as common as pulmonary. Clinicians should ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
NPEU
Role:
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
NPEU
Role:
Author
More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
NPEU
Role:
Author
Journal:
BJOG : an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology
Volume:
116
Issue:
4
Pages:
584-588
Publication date:
2009-03-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1471-0528
ISSN:
1470-0328
Source identifiers:
236756
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:236756
UUID:
uuid:1c8b6677-da22-4048-80c2-6bd226324a13
Local pid:
pubs:236756
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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