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dengue pregnancy hypertension

Luiza Helena de Oliveira Cazola, Edson Mamoru Tamaki, Elenir Rose Jardim Cury Pontes, Sonia Maria Oliveira de Andrade
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the performance of Community Health Agents when dengue control activities were added to their tasks. METHODS: Performance was measured comparing the evolution of selected indicators from the Brazilian National Dengue Control Program and the Family Health Strategy for 2002 to 2008 in the municipality of Sao Gabriel do Oeste, MS, Central Western Brazil, with those of Rio Verde de Mato Grosso, neighboring municipality with demographic, socioeconomic and health services similarities...
February 2014: Revista de Saúde Pública
A Kerdpanich, V Watanaveeradej, R Samakoses, S Chumnanvanakij, T Chulyamitporn, P Sumeksri, C Vuthiwong, C Kounruang, A Nisalak, T Endy
We report a case of vertical transmission of dengue infection in an infant. The mother's was a term pregnancy with a history of chronic hypertension. She presented with high fever of 3 days duration 5 days prior to delivery. Her initial complete blood count showed platelet count of 64,000/mm3. Dengue hemorrhagic fever was diagnosed 2 days later and symptomatic treatment was given. During labor her platelets dropped to 11,000/mm3 and platelet concentrate was given. Cesarean section was performed due to prolonged second stage of labor...
September 2001: Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health
J K Chye, C T Lim, K B Ng, J M Lim, R George, S K Lam
Dengue, an important mosquito-borne flavivirus infection, is endemic in Southeast Asia. We describe two mothers who had acute dengue 4 and 8 days before the births of their infants. One mother had worsening of her proteinuric pregnancy-induced hypertension, liver dysfunction, and coagulopathy and required multiple transfusions of whole blood, platelets, and fresh frozen plasma. Her male infant was ill at birth, developed respiratory distress and a large uncontrollable left intracerebral hemorrhage, and died of multiorgan failure on day 6 of life...
December 1997: Clinical Infectious Diseases: An Official Publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America
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