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Diagnostic and treatment difficulties of pyelonephritis in pregnancy in resource-limited settings.

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Limited microbiology services impede adequate diagnosis and treatment of common infections such as pyelonephritis in resource-limited settings. Febrile pregnant women attending antenatal clinics at Shoklo Malaria Research Unit were offered urine dipstick, sediment microscopy, urine culture, and a 5-mL blood culture. The incidence of pyelonephritis was 11/1,000 deliveries (N = 53 in 4,819 pregnancies) between January 7, 2004 and May 17, 2006. Pyelonephritis accounted for 20.2% (41/203) of feve...

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10.4269/ajtmh.2010.10-0332

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Thailand/Laos MOP
Wuthiekanun, V More by this author
Ashley, EA More by this author
Pimanpanarak, M More by this author
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Journal:
The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene
Volume:
83
Issue:
6
Pages:
1322-1329
Publication date:
2010-12-05
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EISSN:
1476-1645
ISSN:
0002-9637
URN:
uuid:b15f6d50-6fa8-4c14-b3c9-1d19ee596810
Source identifiers:
102693
Local pid:
pubs:102693

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