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Caesarean section versus vaginal delivery for preventing mother to infant hepatitis C virus transmission

McIntyre, Paul G; Tosh, Karen; McGuire, William

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Background: Observational studies have generally not provided evidence that delivery by caesarean section reduces perinatal hepatitis C virus (HCV) transmission. However, these studies have methodological weaknesses with potential for bias and their findings should be interpreted with caution. Objectives: To assess the evidence from randomised controlled trials that a policy of delivery by planned caesarean section versus vaginal delivery reduces mother to infant HCV transmission. Search...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/26852
Source: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR)
DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD005546.pub2

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