Risk Factors for Preterm Birth among HIV-Infected Tanzanian Women: A Prospective Study

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Zack, Rachel M.; Golan, Jenna; Aboud, Said; Msamanga, Gernard; Spiegelman, Donna; Fawzi, Wafaie;
  • Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
  • Journal: Obstetrics and Gynecology International,volume 2,014 (issn: 1687-9589, eissn: 1687-9597)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4195401, doi: 10.1155/2014/261689, doi: 10.1155/2014/261689.
  • Subject: Clinical Study | RG1-991 | Gynecology and obstetrics
    mesheuropmc: parasitic diseases

Premature delivery, a significant cause of child mortality and morbidity worldwide, is particularly prevalent in the developing world. As HIV is highly prevalent in much of sub-Saharan Africa, it is important to determine risk factors for prematurity among HIV-positive ... View more