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The impact of HIV on maternal morbidity in the Pre-HAART era in Uganda.

Abstract:

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...

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10.1155/2012/508657

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Nuwagaba-Biribonwoha, H More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences, PHC-Seniors
Brocklehurst, P More by this author
Carpenter, LM More by this author
Journal:
Journal of pregnancy
Volume:
2012
Pages:
508657
Publication date:
2012
DOI:
EISSN:
2090-2735
ISSN:
2090-2727
URN:
uuid:4008b2e3-5dd4-4159-b40b-69f87d5a2cd4
Source identifiers:
193104
Local pid:
pubs:193104

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