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The Aetiologies and Impact of Fever in Pregnant Inpatients in Vientiane, Laos

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Laos has the highest maternal mortality ratio in mainland Southeast Asia and a high incidence of infectious diseases. Globally, malaria has been the pathogen most intensively investigated in relation to impact on pregnancy, but there has been relatively little research on the aetiology and impact of other diseases. We therefore aimed to determine the causes and impact of fever in pregnant women admitted to two central hospitals in Vientiane City, Lao PDR (Laos).This hospital-based prospective...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1371/journal.pntd.0004577

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
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Publisher:
Public Library of Science Publisher's website
Journal:
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases Journal website
Volume:
10
Issue:
4
Pages:
e0004577
Publication date:
2016-04-06
Acceptance date:
2016-03-04
DOI:
EISSN:
1935-2735
ISSN:
1935-2727
Pmid:
27050192
Source identifiers:
614985

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