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Title: Peripartum infections and associated maternal mortality in rural Malawi
Authors: van den Akker, Thomas
de Vroome, Stefan
Mwagomba, Beatrice
Ford, Nathan
van Roosmalen, Jos
Affiliation: Thyolo District Health Office, Ministry of Health, Thyolo, Malawi; Medecins Sans Frontieres Operational Center Brussels, Brussels, Belgium; The Department of Medical Humanities, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; The Department of Obstetrics, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands; Center for Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Research, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
Citation: Obstet Gynecol 2011; 118(2.1):266-72
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Journal: Obstetrics and Gynecology
Issue Date: Aug-2011
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10144/255399
DOI: 10.1097/AOG.0b013e3182254d03
PubMed ID: 21775841
Additional Links: http://journals.lww.com/greenjournal/Abstract/2011/08000/Peripartum_Infections_and_Associated_Maternal.10.aspx
Abstract: To assess associations between maternal mortality and severe morbidity and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, uptake of antiretroviral therapy, obstetric infections, and nonobstetric infections in a rural Malawian district, where the estimated HIV prevalence is 21%.
Type: Article
Language: en
Description: Article approval pending
MeSH: Adolescent
Adult
Anti-Retroviral Agents
Female
HIV Infections
Humans
Incidence
Malawi
Maternal Mortality
Middle Aged
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Complications, Infectious
Prevalence
Puerperal Infection
Rural Health
Young Adult
ISSN: 1873-233X
Rights: Archived with thanks to Obstetrics and Gynecology
Appears in topics: Womens/Reproductive Health

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