Published in Hepatitis Weekly, May 22nd, 1995
Hepatitis E is commonly associated with pregnant women in endemic areas, and clinicians frequently confront difficulties of defining the outcome of pregnancy and fetal and perinatal morbidity and mortality.
Mohammad Sultan Khuroo, M.D., Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Srinagar, Kashmir, India, and colleagues stated that their current data show that among a group of women studied, infection with hepatitis E commonly occurred and significantly contributed to perinatal morbidity and mortality ("Vertical Transmission of Hepatitis E Virus," the...
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