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Safety of benzyl benzoate lotion and permethrin in pregnancy: a retrospective matched cohort study.

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OBJECTIVE: To assess the safety of benzyl benzoate lotion (BBL) and permethrin, topical treatments for scabies, during pregnancy. DESIGN: A retrospective controlled cohort study. POPULATION: Refugee and migrant women attending antenatal clinics (ANC) on the Thai-Burmese border between August 1993 and April 2006. METHODS: Women treated with either BBL (25%) or permethrin (4%) were identified from a manual search of antenatal records. Each case of scabies was matched with four scabies-free cont...

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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Thailand/Laos MOP
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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Thailand/Laos MOP
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Journal:
BJOG : an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology
Volume:
114
Issue:
5
Pages:
582-587
Publication date:
2007-05-05
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EISSN:
1471-0528
ISSN:
1470-0328
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uuid:6adad5c4-e65c-4fcc-9166-e88982366319
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19791
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pubs:19791

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