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Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology
Medknow Publications on behalf of Indian Association of Medical Microbiology
ISSN: 0255-0857
EISSN: 1998-3646
Vol. 26, No. 4, 2008, pp. 377-380
Bioline Code: mb08115
Full paper language: English
Document type: Case Report
Document available free of charge

Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology, Vol. 26, No. 4, 2008, pp. 377-380

 en A successful management of dengue fever in pregnancy: Report of two cases
Singh, N; Sharma, KA; Dadhwal, V; Mittal, S & Selvi, AS

Abstract

In the most recent outbreak of degue fever in India, we encountered at least seven cases of fever with thrombocytopenia in pregnancy but only two were seropositive for dengue. In one of the cases there was postpartum hemorrhage while in the other case there was perinatal transmission to the neonate requiring platelet transfusions. The diagnostic difficulties in pregnancy and the management are discussed.

Keywords
Dengue fever, pregnancy, vertical transmission

 
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