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I Martínez-Montero, V Segura Ortega, L Martínez Jiménez, A García Jiménez, O Unzetabarrenetxea Barrenetxea, A F Pérez Rodríguez
Listeriosis is an infection produced by Listeria monocytogenes. It is infrequent and affects people at extreme ages, pregnant women, immunocompromised people and, occasionally, healthy people. Its incidence has increased in recent years and shows a certain tendency to seasonality, increasing in summer. It can appear sporadically or as outbreaks. In pregnant women the infection is most frequently produced in the third trimester and the symptoms are usually light. Nonetheless, the infection of the fetus is severe, and can produce miscarriages, fetal deaths, corioamnionitis and premature births with the newborn infected, manifested in the form of granulomatosis infantiseptica with abscesses and scattered granulomas or at a later stage , as meningitis or sepsis...
September 2013: Anales del Sistema Sanitario de Navarra
Alfredo Ovalle, Jorge Gamonal, M Angélica Martínez, Nora Silva, Elena Kakarieka, Ariel Fuentes, Alejandra Chaparro, Marta Gajardo, Rubén León, Alexis Ahumada, Carlos Cisternas
BACKGROUND: There is an association between periodontal diseases and preterm delivery. AIM: To assess the relationship between periodontal diseases, ascending bacterial infection and placental pathology with preterm delivery. PATIENTS AND METHODS: A periodontal examination and collection of amniotic fluid and subgingival plaque samples were performed in women with preterm labor with intact membranes, without an evident clinical cause or preterm premature rupture of membranes, without clinical chorioamnionitis or labor and a gestational age between 24 and 34 weeks...
April 2009: Revista Médica de Chile
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