publication . Other literature type . Article . 2016

Dengue during pregnancy and adverse fetal outcomes: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Paixão, Enny S; Teixeira, Maria Gloria; Costa, Maria da Conceição N; Rodrigues, Laura C;
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  • Published: 01 Jul 2016
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
Summary Background Little is known about the possible adverse effects of dengue infection during pregnancy on fetal outcomes. In this systematic review and meta-analysis we aimed to estimate the increase in risk of four adverse fetal outcomes in women who had dengue infection during pregnancy. Methods For this systematic review and meta-analysis, we searched Medline, Embase, Global Health Library, and Scopus for articles published before Aug 1, 2015. We included original studies that reported any fetal outcomes for pregnant women who had dengue infection during the gestational period. Case-control, cohort, and cross-sectional studies and unselected case series w...
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