Chlamydia trachomatis and rubella antibodies in women with full-term deliveries and women with abortion in Baghdad
AbstractThe seroprevalences of Chlamydia trachomatis and rubella IgG antibodies were measured in women with full-term deliveries [n = 198] and with abortion [n = 79] in a hospital in Baghdad city, Iraq. Positive rubella antibody titres were found in 42.9% of mothers with full-term deliveries and 34.2% with abortion. C. trachomatis infection was found in 13.6% of mothers with full-term deliveries and 6.4% with abortion, with a significant difference in mean antibody levels between the 2 groups. Routine screening for C. trachomatis and rubella is needed for pregnant women in Iraq
Abdul Karim, E.T., Abdul Muhymen, N. & Al Saadie, M. (2009). Chlamydia trachomatis and rubella antibodies in women with full-term deliveries and women with abortion in Baghdad. EMHJ - Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, 15 (6), 1407-1411, 2009 http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/117777
JournalEMHJ - Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, 15 (6), 1407-1411, 2009
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