The impact of HIV on maternal morbidity in the Pre-HAART era in Uganda.
OBJECTIVE: To compare maternal morbidity in HIV-infected and uninfected pregnant women. METHODS: Major maternal morbidity (severe febrile illness, illnesses requiring hospital admissions, surgical revisions, or illnesses resulting in death) was measured prospectively in a cohort of HIV-infected and uninfected women followed from 36 weeks of pregnancy to 6 weeks after delivery. Odds ratios of major morbidity and associated factors were examined using logistic regression. RESULTS: Major morbid...Expand abstract
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