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Severe maternal sepsis in the UK, 2011-2012: a national case-control study.

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BACKGROUND: In light of increasing rates and severity of sepsis worldwide, this study aimed to estimate the incidence of, and describe the causative organisms, sources of infection, and risk factors for, severe maternal sepsis in the UK. METHODS AND FINDINGS: A prospective case-control study included 365 confirmed cases of severe maternal sepsis and 757 controls from all UK obstetrician-led maternity units from June 1, 2011, to May 31, 2012. Incidence of severe sepsis was 4.7 (95% CI 4.2-5.2)...

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Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1371/journal.pmed.1001672

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
NPEU
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
NPEU
Role:
Author
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Grant:
RP-PG-0608-10038
Funding agency for:
Knight, M
Publisher:
Public Library of Science Publisher's website
Journal:
PLoS medicine Journal website
Volume:
11
Issue:
7
Pages:
e1001672
Publication date:
2014-01-01
Acceptance date:
2014-05-28
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EISSN:
1549-1676
ISSN:
1549-1277
Language:
English
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pubs:476027
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uuid:ac64d6fe-9cac-4600-a0f0-db9b6d651600
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pubs:476027
Source identifiers:
476027
Deposit date:
2014-10-15

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