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Intrauterine transmission of H1N1 disease: a theory that needs evidence!
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PMID:  21322748     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Three pandemics of influenza in the 20th century have been described. Unfortunately, a little is known about the effect of those pandemics on newborn infants. We are reporting our experience with newborns born to mothers proved to have H1N1 illness perinatally, who presented with sepsis-like illness at birth or shortly after, and were treated as having H1N1 disease. This study will report on the clinical features, outcome and discuss diagnosis and treatment challenges and also the possibility of intrauterine H1N1 transmission. Our cases had good neonatal outcome, H1N1 intrauterine transmission still a possibility that needs further research efforts.
Authors:
Manar Al-Lawama; E Badran; N Khuri-Bulos
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-2-15
Journal Detail:
Title:  The journal of maternal-fetal & neonatal medicine : the official journal of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine, the Federation of Asia and Oceania Perinatal Societies, the International Society of Perinatal Obstetricians     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1476-4954     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-2-16     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101136916     Medline TA:  J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Pediatrics, The University of Jordan, Jordan University Hospital, Amman, Jordan.
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