septic abortion


Summary: Any type of abortion, induced or spontaneous, that is associated with infection of the UTERUS and its appendages. It is characterized by FEVER, uterine tenderness, and foul discharge.

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  1. Stubblefield P, Grimes D. Septic abortion. N Engl J Med. 1994;331:310-4 pubmed
    ..b>Septic abortion offers opportunities for prevention on the primary, secondary, and tertiary level of medial care...
  2. Finkielman J, De Feo F, Heller P, Afessa B. The clinical course of patients with septic abortion admitted to an intensive care unit. Intensive Care Med. 2004;30:1097-102 pubmed
    The purpose of this study was to describe the clinical course, complications, and outcome of patients with septic abortion admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU).
  3. Chatterjee C, Joardar G, Mukherjee G, Chakraborty M. Septic abortions: a descriptive study in a teaching hospital at North Bengal, Darjeeling. Indian J Public Health. 2007;51:193-4 pubmed
    A hospital based cross sectional study for one year done among 57 diagnosed and admitted septic abortion cases, revealed that 71.9% septic abortions were performed by untrained persons, 63.2% mothers were illiterate, 22...
  4. Konje J, Obisesan K. Septic abortion at University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 1991;36:121-5 pubmed
    One hundred forty-three cases of septic abortion managed over 5 years are reviewed. Sepsis was more common after induced abortion often performed by non-gynecologists...
  5. Pinhas Hamiel O, Schiff E, Ben Baruch G, Mashiach S, Reichman B. A life-threatening sexually transmitted Haemophilus influenzae in septic abortion: a case report. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1991;165:66 pubmed
    ..A case of a life-threatening Haemophilus influenzae bacteremia associated with a septic abortion is presented...
  6. Dalaker K, Andersen B, Løvslett K, Revhaug A, Berdal B. Septic abortion caused by Salmonella enteritidis. Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand. 1988;67:185-6 pubmed
    b>Septic abortion caused by salmonella infection is rare. Here we report a case of septic abortion due to Salmonella enteritidis. The route of infection was probably transplacental.
  7. Rana A, Pradhan N, Gurung G, Singh M. Induced septic abortion: a major factor in maternal mortality and morbidity. J Obstet Gynaecol Res. 2004;30:3-8 pubmed
    b>Septic abortion is an infection of the uterus and its appendages following any abortion especially, illegally performed induced abortions. It is characterized by a rise of temperature to at least 100...
  8. Guleria K, Bansal S, Agarwal N, Grover V. Women with septic abortion: who, how and why? A prospective study from tertiary care hospital in India. Indian J Public Health. 2006;50:95-6 pubmed
    A prospective descriptive interview based hospital study was carried on 47 women admitted with septic abortion to evaluate their psychosocial, demographic and clinical profile These women were predominantly parous (75%), hindus (60%), ..
  9. Boennelycke M, Christensen J, Arpi M, Krause S. Leptotrichia amnionii found in septic abortion in Denmark. Scand J Infect Dis. 2007;39:382-3 pubmed
    ..Only few cases have been reported to date, 3 in pregnant women and 2 in non-pregnant women. We present the first case of L. amnionii in Scandinavia, found in a woman with spontaneous second trimester septic abortion.

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  1. Boyd M. Spontaneous abortion. Can J Surg. 1989;32:260-4 pubmed
    ..In other cases, the uterus must be evacuated, with a Karman catheter if the uterus is small, with a suction curette if the uterus is large. Forceful dilation of the cervix is avoided through the use of Laminaria. ..
  2. Boim M, Draibe S, Ramos O, Ajzen H, Ulmann A, Schor N. Glomerular hemodynamics during abortion induced by RU 486 and sepsis in rats. Braz J Med Biol Res. 1994;27:1431-44 pubmed
    1. Acute renal failure is a very common consequence of septic abortion. Whole kidney and glomerular hemodynamics were evaluated in virgin (V), pregnant (PREG) and aborted (ABOR) euvolemic Munich-Wistar rats before and after E...
  3. Figueroa Damian R, Arredondo Garcia J. [Current concepts in the pathogenesis and treatment of abortion and septic shock. II. The physiopathological bases and outlook in the management of septic shock]. Ginecol Obstet Mex. 1993;61:337-43 pubmed
    ..has a low frequency in the gynecologic-obstetric patients, nevertheless several obstetric conditions like: septic abortion, chorioamnionitis or puerperal infections can be complicated with this syndrome...
  4. Jezova M, Muckova K, Koukalová P. [Spontaneus abortion caused by Listeria monocytogenes--report of three cases]. Cesk Patol. 2008;44:71-4 pubmed
    ..The diagnosis in all reported cases was not established until fetal autopsy. The final diagnosis was confirmed by microbiological examination using samples submitted during the autopsy examination. ..
  5. Denton K, Clarke T. Role of Campylobacter jejuni as a placental pathogen. J Clin Pathol. 1992;45:171-2 pubmed
    ..A case of septic abortion due to C jejuni is reported. This occurred in a previously healthy woman with a diarrhoeal illness...
  6. Sood M, Juneja Y, Goyal U. Maternal mortality and morbidity associated with clandestine abortions. J Indian Med Assoc. 1995;93:77-9 pubmed
    ..34%), and had a parity of less than 2 (56.6%). The leading reason for abortion was unwanted pregnancy among septic abortion cases (81%) and contraceptive failure among MTP cases (98.3%)...
  7. Ogedengbe O, Giwa Osagie O, Usifoh C, Solanke O. The impact of the Lagos manual vacuum aspiration (MVA) training courses on medical education. West Afr J Med. 1998;17:210-2 pubmed
    ..of Lagos commenced training programmes in the use of manual Vacuum Aspiration (MVA) for the treatment of septic abortion in 1989...
  8. Fawad A, Naz H, Khan K, Aziz un Nisa -. Septic induced abortions. J Ayub Med Coll Abbottabad. 2008;20:145-8 pubmed
    ..Improving literacy rate in our female population and effective family planning should reduce its incidence. Different resources should be used to develop awareness of the hazards of induced abortions in the community. ..
  9. van Geldermalsen A. Combined intrauterine and extrauterine pregnancy in a consistent twin producer. Trop Geogr Med. 1989;41:167-8 pubmed
    ..The history of persistent twin deliveries assisted in establishing the correct diagnosis when the patient presented with signs of a septic incomplete abortion. ..
  10. Gajdosová E, Kovacova E, Kazar J, Kolcunova A, Sabo A. [The immunogenicity of a vaccine against enzootic abortion in sheep]. Vet Med (Praha). 1994;39:589-96 pubmed
    ..II). Immunization of mice with one dose (100 micrograms) of vaccine significantly but not completely reduced multiplication of C. psittaci in the lungs of mice (Tab. III). ..
  11. Firmat J, Zucchini A, Martin R, Aguirre C. A study of 500 cases of acute renal failure (1978-1991). Ren Fail. 1994;16:91-9 pubmed
    ..With regard to ARF post-septic abortion, we strongly believe that a hysterectomy should not be carried out except in the presence of gangrene or ..
  12. Melton J, Kamal G. Fatal right-sided nonbacterial endocarditis associated with pulmonary artery catheterization. Intensive Care Med. 1989;15:126-8 pubmed
    ..We report a case in which a pulmonary artery catheter was a major factor in the demise of a patient who developed adult respiratory distress syndrome following a septic abortion.
  13. Nahar S, Akhter S, Ahamed F, Akhtar K, Noor F. Study on Clinical Presentation and Outcome of Septic Abortion and Its Relationship with Person Inducing Abortion. Mymensingh Med J. 2017;26:699-704 pubmed
    ..mortality and morbidity is still high due to uncontrolled abortion mainly induced abortion which may turn to septic abortion. A total of 50 cases of septic abortion cases admitted in Dhaka Medical College Hospital were included in ..
  14. Mellerup N, Sørensen B, Kuriigamba G, Rudnicki M. Management of abortion complications at a rural hospital in Uganda: a quality assessment by a partially completed criterion-based audit. BMC Womens Health. 2015;15:76 pubmed publisher
    ..Complications were categorized as incomplete, threatened, inevitable, missed or septic abortion and by trimester...
  15. Rogo K. Mortality in acute gynecology: a developing country perspective. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 1989;30:343-7 pubmed
    ..Improved education among women has been shown to increase utilization of these services. (Author's Modified). ..
  16. Hagemann J, Simnacher U, Longbottom D, Livingstone M, Maile J, Soutschek E, et al. Analysis of Humoral Immune Responses to Surface and Virulence-Associated Chlamydia abortus Proteins in Ovine and Human Abortions by Use of a Newly Developed Line Immunoassay. J Clin Microbiol. 2016;54:1883-1890 pubmed publisher
    ..were also able to detect antibodies to these surface antigens in C abortus-infected women who had undergone septic abortion, whereas a group of shepherds and veterinarians with occupational exposure to C abortus-infected sheep ..
  17. Takahashi Y, Iwagaki S, Itoh M, Nakamura H, Kuwabara K, Hiraku Y, et al. Cohort study of the incidence of spontaneous preterm birth and septic abortion referred by pathological examination in Gifu prefecture in Japan. Early Hum Dev. 2017;104:33-37 pubmed publisher
    To clarify the incidence of spontaneous preterm birth (PB) and septic abortion (sab) in Gifu prefecture in Japan. This prospective, population-based cohort study was approved by our hospital's Institutional Review Board...
  18. Zambrano D. Clindamycin in the treatment of obstetric and gynecologic infections: a review. Clin Ther. 1991;13:58-80 pubmed
    ..Clindamycin has been well tolerated in studies of animals and human subjects; its most significant side effects develop in the gastrointestinal system. ..
  19. Aitken I. Clinical aspects and prevention of Q fever in animals. Eur J Epidemiol. 1989;5:420-4 pubmed
    ..Discrimination between antibodies resulting from natural infection and those induced by vaccination is possible using ELISAs with specificity for individual immunoglobulin isotypes. ..
  20. Randeree I, Czarnocki A, Moodley J, Seedat Y, Naiker I. Acute renal failure in pregnancy in South Africa. Ren Fail. 1995;17:147-53 pubmed
    ..6% (1978) to 16% (1992: p = 0.03). Preeclampsia-eclampsia (PE:E) replaced septic abortion as the principal cause of ARF-P...
  21. Bustamante Sarabia J, Calvillo Teliz L, Contreras Moreno E. [Septic cervical pregnancy. A case report]. Ginecol Obstet Mex. 1994;62:322-3 pubmed
    ..studied at the General Hospital of Acapulco, Guerrero, México, is presented clinically it was manifested as septic abortion and diagnosed by ultrasonography...
  22. Majlessi F, Forooshani A, Shariat M. Prevalence of induced abortion and associated complications in women attending hospitals in Isfahan. East Mediterr Health J. 2008;14:103-9 pubmed
    ..These abortions had a significant correlation with fever, septic shock and septic abortion. Of all pregnancies, 35.0% were unwanted, and 27.1% of these were illegally-terminated by induced abortions...
  23. Potasman I, Leibovitz Z, Sharf M. Candida sepsis in pregnancy and the postpartum period. Rev Infect Dis. 1991;13:146-9 pubmed
    ..Israel, physicians admitted a 24 year old woman with a fever to the Bnai Zion Medical Center for a presumed septic abortion at 15 weeks gestation. They performed a dilation and curettage (D&C) which included removal of an IUD...
  24. Gaffield M, Kapp N, Ravi A. Use of combined oral contraceptives post abortion. Contraception. 2009;80:355-62 pubmed publisher
    ..for articles in any language concerning COC use following spontaneous, induced (medical or surgical) or septic abortion, from 1966 through June 2008...
  25. Dotters D, Katz V. Streptococcal toxic shock associated with septic abortion. Obstet Gynecol. 1991;78:549-51 pubmed
    ..She required surgical debridement, pulmonary artery catheterization, mechanical ventilation, and massive transfusions. Clinicians must be aware of the presentation of this disease, as its incidence appears to be increasing. ..
  26. Long M, Goetz T, Whiteley H, Kakoma I, Lock T. Identification of Ehrlichia risticii as the causative agent of two equine abortions following natural maternal infection. J Vet Diagn Invest. 1995;7:201-5 pubmed
    ..These findings confirm that E. risticii is an abortifacient under conditions of natural infection and should be considered as a differential diagnosis of equine abortions. ..
  27. Edington N, Smyth B, Griffiths L. The role of endothelial cell infection in the endometrium, placenta and foetus of equid herpesvirus 1 (EHV-1) abortions. J Comp Pathol. 1991;104:379-87 pubmed
    ..The evidence suggests that infection of maternal endothelial cells has a major role in the pathogenesis of abortion, and that endothelial cells are also involved in dissemination of virus within the foetus...
  28. Abderhalden R, Hösli I, Dellas A, Frei R. [Septic abortion in Campylobacter jejuni infection]. Geburtshilfe Frauenheilkd. 1995;55:599-601 pubmed
    ..Case report of a 24 year old woman II G/I P with enterocolitis and septicaemia caused by Campylobacter jejuni (C.) in the following time abortion at 16 weeks of gestation. Diagnostics, therapy, review of literature. ..
  29. Lallemand A, Gaillard D, Paradis P, Chippaux C. Fetal listeriosis during the second trimester of gestation. Pediatr Pathol. 1992;12:665-71 pubmed
    ..In contrast to the third trimester of pregnancy, there were no inflammatory lesions in the central nervous system in our small series. ..
  30. Agerholm J, Krogh H, Jensen H. A retrospective study of bovine abortions associated with Bacillus licheniformis. Zentralbl Veterinarmed B. 1995;42:225-34 pubmed
    ..licheniformis abortions as being of haematogenous origin with subsequent transplacental spread to the fetus. ..
  31. Lantelme P, Mohammedi I, Duperret S, Vedrinne J, Allaouchiche B, Motin J. [Clostridium perfringens septicemia associated with foodborne toxic infection and abortion]. Ann Fr Anesth Reanim. 1995;14:359-61 pubmed
    ..The outcome was favourable after an adapted antibiomicrobial therapy. This case illustrates the potential severity of Clostridium perfringens foodborne toxi-infection which can lead to abortion and septicaemia with massive haemolysis. ..
  32. Stewart A, Inskeep E, Townsend E, Dailey R. Effects of Gram-positive bacterial pathogens in ewes: peptidoglycan as a potential mediator of interruption of early pregnancy. Reproduction. 2003;125:295-9 pubmed
    ..01). Pregnancy status was not related to plasma concentrations or patterns of LH, oestradiol, progesterone or cortisol. Inflammatory mediators, such as PGF(2alpha), may act directly on the embryo or uterus in ewes treated with PTG. ..
  33. Utas C, Yalcindag C, Taskapan H, Guven M, Oymak O, Yucesoy M. Acute renal failure in Central Anatolia. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2000;15:152-5 pubmed
    ..3%). In the mid-1970s, the most common causes of ARF in Turkey were obstetric complications and septic abortion. The aetiological spectrum of ARF has changed and today medical causes predominate...
  34. Mudumbi S. Disseminated cryptococcosis in an HIV-negative pregnancy: a case of cryptococcal septic abortion complicating an immunocompetent pregnancy. Int J Infect Dis. 2010;14:e351-3 pubmed publisher
    ..Experience from this case suggests that cryptococcal infection should be considered in the differential diagnosis of pregnant women presenting with vague systemic symptoms such as fever, abdominal pain, and generalized lymphadenopathy. ..
  35. Locatelli Dittrich R, Soccol V, Richartz R, Gasino Joineau M, Vinne R, Pinckney R. Serological diagnosis of neosporosis in a herd of dairy cattle in southern Brazil. J Parasitol. 2001;87:1493-4 pubmed
    ..0016). The attributable fraction for this association indicated that approximately 76% of the risk for a cow having a history of abortion was attributable to seroconversion to N. caninum. ..
  36. Sharma M, Uprety D, Pokhrel M, Karki A, Sharma U, Babu S. Maternal mortality at B P Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Nepal: review of 6 years. Trop Doct. 2005;35:25-6 pubmed
    ..The most common cause of death was septic-induced abortion and its complications, followed by eclampsia and puerperal sepsis. ..
  37. Anya S, Ezugwu F, Okaro J. Gynaecologic mortality in Enugu, Nigeria. Trop Doct. 2006;36:235-6 pubmed a referral centre showed that the leading causes of mortality were cervical cancer, choriocarcinoma, septic abortion and ovarian cancer, in that order...
  38. Williams A, Beck N, Williams S. The production of EAE-free lambs from infected dams using multiple ovulation and embryo transfer. Vet J. 1998;155:79-84 pubmed
    ..Embryos collected from infected animals do not appear to transmit the chlamydia causing enzootic abortion. ..
  39. Maitra N, Mani R, Trivedi C, Hazra M. Postabortal sepsis. J Indian Med Assoc. 1994;92:266-7 pubmed
    ..It has been observed that postabortal sepsis is a major cause of maternal mortality even now and MCH service is to be improved to reduce the same. ..
  40. Nigam S, Sharma D, Manaktala U, Chaturvedi K. Lymphangioma of the fallopian tube--a case report. Indian J Pathol Microbiol. 2004;47:225-6 pubmed
    ..Clinical diagnosis was septic abortion with adhesions. Left-sided partial tubectomy was performed...
  41. Wesley I, Sanderson T, Larson D, Harmon K, Andrews J, Miskimins D, et al. Application of multiplex polymerase chain reaction for rapid identification of Campylobacter jejuni and C coli associated with reproductive failure. Am J Vet Res. 1997;58:1070-5 pubmed
    ..Multiplex PCR in conjunction with conventional assays may be useful for verifying other unusual instances of campylobacteriosis. ..
  42. Sakamoto C, da Costa A, Gennari S, Pena H, Toniollo G, Lopes W, et al. Experimental infection of pregnant queens with two major Brazilian clonal lineages of Toxoplasma gondii. Parasitol Res. 2009;105:1311-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Experimental infection with tissue cysts from a type BrI and type BrIII isolates of T. gondii developed similar reproductive disturbance in primary infected pregnant queens...
  43. Hadley K, Carrington D, Frew C, Gibson A, Hislop W. Ovine chlamydiosis in an abattoir worker. J Infect. 1992;25 Suppl 1:105-9 pubmed
    ..Direct handling of sheep or their products of conception can usually be established but this is not always so. There is much still to be learned about this uncommon but severe zoonosis. ..
  44. McBride W. Spontaneous abortion. Am Fam Physician. 1991;43:175-82 pubmed
    ..In all cases, uterine evacuation, avoidance of complications and psychologic support of the family are important. The prognosis for a subsequent successful pregnancy is good, except in cases of habitual abortion. ..
  45. Samad M, Begum N, Shamsunahar -, Ahmed M. Serological diagnosis of Toxoplasma gondii infection in women associated with gyneco-obstetric problems. Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health. 1993;24:102-6 pubmed
    ..gondii infection was 5.30% which was higher than the rates of stillbirths (1.99%) and perinatal death (0.66%). It is concluded that toxoplasmosis can cause abortion, stillbirths and perinatal death in Bangladeshi women. ..
  46. Rahangdale L. Infectious complications of pregnancy termination. Clin Obstet Gynecol. 2009;52:198-204 pubmed publisher
    ..Proper technique, prophylaxis, and initial management of septic abortion have led to a significant decrease in risk of serious complications such as sepsis and death...
  47. Heller D, Moorehouse Moore C, Skurnick J, Baergen R. Second-trimester pregnancy loss at an urban hospital. Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol. 2003;11:117-22 pubmed
    ..Selection of cases with histologic acute chorioamnionitis for further study with special stains may provide additional information on the causative organism. ..
  48. Deb K, Chaturvedi M, Jaiswal Y. A 'minimum dose' of lipopolysaccharide required for implantation failure: assessment of its effect on the maternal reproductive organs and interleukin-1alpha expression in the mouse. Reproduction. 2004;128:87-97 pubmed
  49. García Rojas J, Ruiz Moreno J, Alvarado X. [Epidemiology of abortion. A one-year prospective study]. Ginecol Obstet Mex. 1992;60:185-8 pubmed
    ..The most frequent type of abortion was the incomplete one (58.6%). Only 38 (12.0%) women had an septic abortion. From an epidemiological point of view, patients with abortion were young (mean age 26.45 +/- 6...
  50. Nanda S, Sangwan K, Agarwal U. The ugly face of septic abortion. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2002;105:71-2 pubmed
  51. Fee C. Images in emergency medicine. Intrauterine twin gestation with single live intrauterine pregnancy, single septic abortion, and an IUD. Ann Emerg Med. 2007;50:e1-2 pubmed
  52. Fuglsang K, Thomsen M, Holmskov A. [Abortion due to non-capsulated Haemophilus influenzae]. Ugeskr Laeger. 2009;171:1610-1 pubmed
    ..Later the same day the patient spontaneously aborted a dead foetus. We discuss the case, the laboratory requirements for detection of H. influenzae and the importance of paying attention to febrilia in pregnancy. ..
  53. Pinon G, Quentin R, Dubray G. [Heterogeneity of strains of Haemophilus influenzae of genital and neonatal origin: analysis of capsular serotypes, biotypes and electrophoretic profiles of external membrane proteins and LPS]. Ann Inst Pasteur Microbiol. 1986;137B:195-205 pubmed
    ..The rough LPS profiles also revealed heterogeneity. In view of the variability observed among H. influenzae strains, it is not possible to establish a relationship between pathogenicity and a macromolecular marker...
  54. McGregor J, French J, Parker R, Draper D, Patterson E, Jones W, et al. Prevention of premature birth by screening and treatment for common genital tract infections: results of a prospective controlled evaluation. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1995;173:157-67 pubmed
  55. Gurgan T, Diker K. Abortion associated with Campylobacter upsaliensis. J Clin Microbiol. 1994;32:3093-4 pubmed
    ..Campylobacter upsaliensis was isolated from the blood and fetoplacental material of an 18-week-pregnant woman who had contact with a household cat. We believe this is the first report of abortion associated with C. upsaliensis infection...
  56. Osazuwa H, Aziken M. Septic abortion: a review of social and demographic characteristics. Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2007;275:117-9 pubmed
    b>Septic abortion is a significant health problem with short- and long-term complications that affect the quality of life of those fortunate enough to avoid mortality...
  57. Erez Y, Ben Shushan A, Elchalal U, Ben Meir A, Rojansky N. Maternal morbidity following routine second trimester genetic amniocentesis. Fetal Diagn Ther. 2007;22:226-8 pubmed
    ..Twenty-eight hours later the patient had a septic abortion and sepsis...
  58. Aisemberg J, Vercelli C, Wolfson M, Salazar A, Osycka Salut C, Billi S, et al. Inflammatory agents involved in septic miscarriage. Neuroimmunomodulation. 2010;17:150-2 pubmed publisher humans, but the mechanisms are not clear, so we have developed a murine model to study the mechanism of septic abortion by inducing embryonic resorption (ER) with lipopolysaccharide (LPS)...
  59. McGregor J. Ticarcillin/clavulanate for the treatment of female genital tract infections. Efficacy, safety and comparative microbiology. J Reprod Med. 1990;35:333-8 pubmed
    ..The primary adverse reaction was diarrhea, in 10 patients. Among the 129 aerobes isolated, 18 (14%) were beta-lactamase positive, as were 32% (20/63) of the anaerobes...
  60. de Jonge E, Venter P. Hysterectomy for septic abortion--is bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy necessary?. S Afr Med J. 1988;74:291-2 pubmed
    Ovarian conservation at the time of hysterectomy for complicated septic abortion is important in this young population group...
  61. Matsubara K, Mikamo H, Numa M, Yamamoto G, Kusano H, Takamine Y. Three fatal cases of invasive serotype VI group B streptococcal infection. J Infect. 2006;53:e139-42 pubmed
    ..Our results indicated that type VI GBS is pathogenic for humans not only in fetuses but also adults, and has the ability to be fatal, at least in selected patients...
  62. Jabbar Z, Jha V, Bali H, Kohli H, Gupta K, Sakhuja V. Looking beyond the obvious--a young woman with septic abortion and acute renal failure. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2007;22:923-5 pubmed
  63. Watanabe K, Tachibana M, Tanaka S, Furuoka H, Horiuchi M, Suzuki H, et al. Heat shock cognate protein 70 contributes to Brucella invasion into trophoblast giant cells that cause infectious abortion. BMC Microbiol. 2008;8:212 pubmed publisher
    ..In the present study, we investigated mechanism of B. abortus invasion into TG cells...
  64. Ibekwe P, Udensi A, Imo A. Hysterosalpingographic findings in patients with infertility in South eastern Nigeria. Niger J Med. 2010;19:165-7 pubmed
    ..The study aims to evaluate the findings at HSG in patients presenting with infertility at the Ebonyi State University Teaching Hospital, Abakaliki, Southeastern Nigeria...
  65. Smith K, Borchers K. A study of the pathogenesis of equid herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1) abortion by DNA in-situ hybridization. J Comp Pathol. 2001;125:304-10 pubmed
  66. Singhal S, Agarwal U, Sharma D, Singhal S. Complete transection of the sigmoid colon following induced septic abortion: an unreported event. Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand. 2005;84:94-5 pubmed
  67. Mudokwenuy Rawdon C, Ehlers V, Bezuidenhout M. Factors influencing post abortion outcomes among high-risk patients in Zimbabwe. Curationis. 2005;28:74-85 pubmed
  68. Lowenthal A, Katz M, Almog Y. Severe reversible myocardial depression in septic abortion. Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand. 2006;85:502-3 pubmed
  69. Olsen S, Boyle S, Schurig G, Sriranganathan N. Immune responses and protection against experimental challenge after vaccination of bison with Brucella abortus strain RB51 or RB51 overexpressing superoxide dismutase and glycosyltransferase genes. Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2009;16:535-40 pubmed publisher
    ..Our data also suggest that the RB51 vaccine is a currently available management tool that could be utilized to help reduce brucellosis in free-ranging bison...
  70. Wein P, Kloss M, Garland S. Postabortal pelvic sepsis in association with Chlamydia trachomatis. Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol. 1990;30:347-50 pubmed
    ..trachomatis prior to the operative procedure...
  71. Goldstein I, Zimmer E, Merzbach D, Peretz B, Paldi E. Intraamniotic infection in the very early phase of the second trimester. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1990;163:1261-3 pubmed
    ..Only one pregnancy with positive amniotic fluid culture resulted in a septic abortion. Therefore we can suggest that intraamniotic infection can exist early in pregnancy, even with intact ..
  72. Ladipo O. Preventing and managing complications of induced abortion in Third World countries. Suppl Int J Gynecol Obstet. 1989;3:21-8 pubmed
  73. Thoma R, Guscetti F, Schiller I, Schmeer N, Corboz L, Pospischil A. Chlamydiae in porcine abortion. Vet Pathol. 1997;34:467-9 pubmed
    ..Porcine abortigenic strains identified in this study differed immunologically from intestinal strains (known to be mainly C. trachomatis) but shared similarities with abortigenic chlamydiae of ruminants...
  74. Deziel P, McGuire N, Brown P. Group B streptococcal meningitis complicating elective abortion: report of 2 cases. Clin Infect Dis. 2000;31:E23-5 pubmed
    ..We report 2 cases of GBS meningitis complicating elective abortion, 1 of which was a septic incomplete abortion. Only 1 case of bacterial meningitis complicating elective abortion has been reported previously...
  75. Naib J, Siddiqui M, Afridi B. A review of septic induced abortion cases in one year at Khyber Teaching Hospital, Peshawar. J Ayub Med Coll Abbottabad. 2004;16:59-62 pubmed
    ..Most of the patients that we get are complicated and need expensive treatments including surgery. This study was conducted to assess the out come of septic induced abortion cases in a year...
  76. Jacques S, Edgard Marius O, Bruno D. [Maternal deaths audit in four Benin referral hospitals: quality of emergency care causes and contributing factors]. Afr J Reprod Health. 2006;10:28-40 pubmed
    ..Maternal deaths continue to happen unacceptably in Benin. The drastic solutions have to be taken at all levels to improve maternal health...
  77. Ozbek A, Ozbek E, Kalkan Y, Temur A, Küçükkalem O. [Can Chlamydia trachomatis human biovars cause abortion in cattle? An immunohistochemical study on a new host-pathogen relationship]. Mikrobiyol Bul. 2008;42:599-605 pubmed
    ..Our results have also emphasized that novel routes of transmission should be considered for C. trachomatis infections...
  78. Travnicek M, Deptula W, Gazdic J. [A skin allergy test in chlamydial abortion in sheep]. Vet Med (Praha). 1991;36:561-7 pubmed
    ..psittaci. In sheep which aborted and were negative in SAT on the day 0, a marked positivity has been indicated in the replicated SAT test.(ABSTRACT TRUNCATED AT 250 WORDS)..
  79. Jones G, Low J, Machell J, Armstrong K. Comparison of five tests for the detection of antibodies against chlamydial (enzootic) abortion of ewes. Vet Rec. 1997;141:164-8 pubmed
  80. Spina V, Bertelli S, Bartucca B, Bonessio L, Aleandri V. [Current epidemiologic features of septic abortion]. Minerva Ginecol. 2001;53:121-5 pubmed
    This article deals with the current epidemiological features of septic abortion.
  81. Spina V, Bertelli S, Bartucca B, Bonessio L, Aleandri V. [Current clinical features of septic abortion in Western countries. A series of cases observed during 1998 at the 1st and 2nd department of obstetrics and gynecology of the University of Rome La Sapienza]. Minerva Ginecol. 2001;53:351-6 pubmed
    ..and Centres for the protection of mother-infant health are major factors to which the reduced incidence of septic abortion in should probably be ascribed in Western Countries, where it reaches approximately 10%...
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    ..Although obstetric mortality due to complications of Clostridium perfringens infection is rare at present, we report a case of fatal clostridial sepsis secondary to a septic spontaneous abortion...
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