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Incidence of influenza virus infection among pregnant women: a systematic review

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BACKGROUND: The World Health Organization (WHO) considers pregnant women to be a risk group for severe influenza disease. We conducted a systematic review to evaluate influenza disease incidence in pregnant women in order to inform estimates of influenza vaccine impact for low-resource countries. METHODS: We performed electronic literature searches, targeting studies on the following outcomes in pregnant women: attack rate, hospitalization rate, intensive care unit admission rate, mortality r...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s12884-017-1333-5

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
NPEU
Role:
Author
Publisher:
BioMed Central
Journal:
BMC Pregnancy Childbirth More from this journal
Volume:
17
Issue:
1
Article number:
155
Publication date:
2017-05-30
Acceptance date:
2017-05-18
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ISSN:
1471-2393
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:698140
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uuid:f5f89b36-d82f-44f7-9cf4-7f4a3be6c2ca
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pubs:698140
Source identifiers:
698140
Deposit date:
2017-06-26

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