Affiliation: University of Vienna
- Universal antenatal screening for syphilis: is it still justified economically? A 10-year retrospective analysisHerbert Kiss
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Vienna, Medical School, Wahringer Gurtel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 112:24-8. 2004..Because universal prenatal screening for syphilis has recently been called into question, we documented the development of syphilis in Austria and analysed the effectiveness of current antenatal syphilis screening practices...
- Prospective randomised controlled trial of an infection screening programme to reduce the rate of preterm deliveryHerbert Kiss
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Vienna Medical School, Wahringer Gurtel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
BMJ 329:371. 2004..To evaluate whether a screening strategy in pregnancy lowers the rate of preterm delivery in a general population of pregnant women...
- Reducing the rate of preterm birth through a simple antenatal screen-and-treat programme: a retrospective cohort studyHerbert Kiss
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Vienna Medical School, Vienna, Austria
Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 153:38-42. 2010..To assess whether a simple screen-and-treat strategy in pregnancy, previously tested in a randomised controlled study, also effectively lowers the rate of preterm delivery under real-life conditions...
- Characterisation of the oral, vaginal and rectal Lactobacillus flora in healthy pregnant and postmenopausal womenLjubomir Petricevic
Department of Obstetrics and Fetomaternal Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, Waehringer Guertel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 160:93-9. 2012..To investigate the hypothesis that the rectum may be an important reservoir for vaginal colonisation by Lactobacillus species...
- Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study of oral lactobacilli to improve the vaginal flora of postmenopausal womenLjubomir Petricevic
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 141:54-7. 2008....
- DNA hybridization test: rapid diagnostic tool for excluding bacterial vaginosis in pregnant women with symptoms suggestive of infectionArmin Witt
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Vienna Medical School, Austria
J Clin Microbiol 40:3057-9. 2002..The DNA hybridization test compared well with Gram stain and can be used as a rapid diagnostic tool to exclude bacterial vaginosis...
- Asymptomatic bacterial vaginosis and intermediate flora as risk factors for adverse pregnancy outcomeHarald Leitich
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical University of Vienna, Wahringer Gurtel 18 20, 1090 Vienna, Austria
Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 21:375-90. 2007..The results of this meta-analysis confirm that BV is a risk factor for preterm delivery and maternal infectious morbidity and a strong risk factor for late miscarriage...
- Increased risk of mother-to-infant transmission of hepatitis C virus by intrapartum infantile exposure to maternal bloodChristoph Steininger
Institute of Virology, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
J Infect Dis 187:345-51. 2003..Consequently, cesarean section may reduce the risk of vertical HCV transmission in selected cases...