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Medically-attended respiratory illnesses amongst pregnant women in Brisbane, Australia

Rufus Ashiedu, Precious; Andrews, Ross M.; Lambert, Stephen B; McHugh (previously Mulhearn), Lisa; LeGros-Wilson, Sallyanne; Zenchyson, Judith; Arnold, Daniel; Shevell, Clementine; O'Grady, Kerry-Ann


There are limited community-based data on the burden of influenza and influenza-like illnesses during pregnancy to inform disease surveillance and control. We aimed to determine the incidence of medically-attended respiratory illnesses (MARI) in pregnant women and the proportion of women who are tested for respiratory pathogens at these visits. We conducted a nested retrospective cohort study of a non-random sample of women aged 18 years or over who had a live birth in maternity units in...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report
Access Rights: Open access via publisher site


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