DENGUE DURING PREGNANCY: ASSOCIATION WITH LOW BIRTH WEIGHT AND PREMATURITY

March 30, 2016 at 8:29 am

Rev. Inst. Med. trop. S. Paulo FEB 2016 V.58                            BLOG

Christiane Fernandes RIBEIRO(1), Vânia Glória Silami LOPES(2), Patricia Brasil(3), Licinio Esmeraldo da Silva(4), Pedro Henrique Fernandes Josephson RIBEIRO(5), Luca Cipriani UGENTI(5), Rita Maria Ribeiro NOGUEIRA(6)

(1)Universidade Federal Fluminense, Departamento Materno-Infantil. Niterói, RJ, Brasil. E-mail: chrisribeiro@vm.uff.br

(2)Universidade Federal Fluminense, Departament of Pathology. Niterói, RJ, Brasil. E-mail: vasilami@oul.com.br

(3)Instituto Nacional de Infectologia Evandro Chagas, FIOCRUZ, RJ, Brasil. E-mail: patricia.brasil@ini.fiocruz.br

(4)Universidade Federal Fluminense, Institute of Mathematics and Statistics, Department of Statistics. Institute of Mathematics. Rua Mario Braga Santos s/n, 7º andar, Campus Valonguinho 24020-140 Niterói, RJ, Brasil. E-mail: licinio.da.silva@gmail.com

(5)Universidade Federal Fluminense, Faculdade de Medicina, Niterói, RJ, Brasil. E-mails: pedrojosephson@hotmail.com; lucaugenti@hotmail.com

(6)Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Laboratório de Flavirus, FIOCRUZ, RJ, Brasil. E-mail: rita@ioc.fiocruz.br

The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of dengue virus infection during pregnancy and its correlation with low birth weight, prematurity, and asphyxia. A non-concurrent cohort study reveals the association of dengue during pregnancy with prematurity and low birth weight, when birth occurred during the maternal-fetal viremia period (p = 0.016 and p < 0.0001, respectively).

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Entry filed under: Biología Molecular, Epidemiología, FIEBRE en el POST-VIAJE, FIEBRE y RASH, Infecciones emergentes, Infecciones en embarzadas, Infecciones virales, Medicina del viajero, Metodos diagnosticos, Sepsis, Update, Zoonosis. Tags: .

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