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Lyme disease in pregnancy: case report and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17176487     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
TARGET AUDIENCE: Obstetricians & Gynecologists, Family Physicians.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES: After completion of this article, the reader should be able to recall that Lyme disease is not an uncommon disease during pregnancy and can occur in states outside of the Northeast, explain that the diagnosis is made clinically and may be confirmed by laboratory tests, state that treatment is recommended during pregnancy, and summarize that there is no consistent data of adverse fetal effects even though the placenta is infected.
Authors:
Colin A Walsh; Elizabeth W Mayer; Laxmi V Baxi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Obstetrical & gynecological survey     Volume:  62     ISSN:  0029-7828     ISO Abbreviation:  Obstet Gynecol Surv     Publication Date:  2007 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-12-19     Completed Date:  2007-01-23     Revised Date:  2013-05-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401007     Medline TA:  Obstet Gynecol Surv     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  41-50     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Columbia University Medical Center at the New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York 10032, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Amoxicillin / therapeutic use
Anti-Bacterial Agents / therapeutic use
Female
Humans
Lyme Disease / diagnosis*,  drug therapy,  prevention & control
Placenta / microbiology
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Complications, Infectious / diagnosis*,  drug therapy,  prevention & control
Pregnancy Outcome
Pregnancy Trimester, Third
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anti-Bacterial Agents; 26787-78-0/Amoxicillin

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