Renal disease in pregnancy

John D. Firth

in Oxford Textbook of Medicine

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Published in print May 2010 | ISBN: 9780199204854
Published online May 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199570973 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Textbooks

Renal disease in pregnancy

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Urinary tract infection—2 to 10% of pregnancies are complicated by asymptomatic bacteriuria, which progresses to symptomatic infection in 40% of cases and is associated with adverse fetal outcome. Antibiotic treatment reduces the chances of developing symptomatic infection and of infants being born with low birth weight....

Chapter.  4074 words. 

Subjects: Obstetrics

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