puerperal infection

Summary

Summary: An infection occurring in PUERPERIUM, the period of 6-8 weeks after giving birth.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Group A streptococcal puerperal sepsis with retroperitoneal involvement developing in a late postpartum woman: case report
    Keiko Okumura
    Department of Surgery, United States Naval Hospital Yokosuka, Japan
    Am Surg 70:730-2. 2004
  2. ncbi Association between method of delivery and puerperal infectious complications in the perinatal database of Baden-Württemberg 1998-2001
    E Simoes
    Competence Centre of Quality Assurance and Quality Management, Medical Service of the Statutory Health Insurance Baden Wuerttemberg, Lahr, Germany
    Gynecol Obstet Invest 60:213-7. 2005
  3. ncbi Puerperal pyrexia: a review. Part I
    Dushyant Maharaj
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wellington School of Medicine, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    Obstet Gynecol Surv 62:393-9. 2007
  4. ncbi Influence of uterine bacterial contamination after parturition on ovarian dominant follicle selection and follicle growth and function in cattle
    I M Sheldon
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Science, Royal Veterinary College, Hawkshead Lane, North Mymms, Hatfield AL9 7TA, UK
    Reproduction 123:837-45. 2002
  5. ncbi Maternal sepsis: epidemiology, etiology and outcome
    Jeroen van Dillen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Reinier de Graaf Gasthuis, Delft, The Netherlands
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 23:249-54. 2010
  6. pmc Uterine diseases in cattle after parturition
    I Martin Sheldon
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Royal Veterinary College, Royal College Street, London NW1 0TU, UK
    Vet J 176:115-21. 2008
  7. ncbi Choice of antibiotics for infection prophylaxis in emergency cesarean sections in low-income countries: a cost-benefit study in Mozambique
    Vicente Kayihura
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maputo Central Hospital, Maputo, Mozambique
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 82:636-41. 2003
  8. pmc Epidemiology of and surveillance for postpartum infections
    D S Yokoe
    Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 7:837-41. 2001
  9. pmc Emerging concepts in antibiotic prophylaxis for cesarean delivery: a systematic review
    Alan T N Tita
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 113:675-82. 2009
  10. ncbi Evaluation of the effectiveness of a clean delivery kit intervention in preventing cord infection and puerperal sepsis among neonates and their mothers in rural Mwanza Region, Tanzania
    F Mosha
    National Institute for Medical Research, Mwanza, Tanzania
    Tanzan Health Res Bull 7:185-8. 2005

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Publications168 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Group A streptococcal puerperal sepsis with retroperitoneal involvement developing in a late postpartum woman: case report
    Keiko Okumura
    Department of Surgery, United States Naval Hospital Yokosuka, Japan
    Am Surg 70:730-2. 2004
    ..Therefore, the appropriate antibiotic including antibiotic prophylaxis for close contact should be considered...
  2. ncbi Association between method of delivery and puerperal infectious complications in the perinatal database of Baden-Württemberg 1998-2001
    E Simoes
    Competence Centre of Quality Assurance and Quality Management, Medical Service of the Statutory Health Insurance Baden Wuerttemberg, Lahr, Germany
    Gynecol Obstet Invest 60:213-7. 2005
    ..03; 95% CI 9.39-12.96; stratum without risks). Considering the obstetrical challenge of how more women can deliver with fewer complications, reducing unnecessary caesarean delivery still seems to be an appropriate approach...
  3. ncbi Puerperal pyrexia: a review. Part I
    Dushyant Maharaj
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wellington School of Medicine, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    Obstet Gynecol Surv 62:393-9. 2007
    ..review provides background information and definitions, discusses the incidence and risk factors, explains the microbiology and pathophysiology of various infections, and delineates the signs and symptoms of major puerperal infection.
  4. ncbi Influence of uterine bacterial contamination after parturition on ovarian dominant follicle selection and follicle growth and function in cattle
    I M Sheldon
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Science, Royal Veterinary College, Hawkshead Lane, North Mymms, Hatfield AL9 7TA, UK
    Reproduction 123:837-45. 2002
    ....
  5. ncbi Maternal sepsis: epidemiology, etiology and outcome
    Jeroen van Dillen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Reinier de Graaf Gasthuis, Delft, The Netherlands
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 23:249-54. 2010
    ..Little is known on the incidence of severe maternal morbidity related to sepsis. In this review, we focus on new findings concerning epidemiology, etiology and outcome of maternal sepsis in low-income as well as high-income countries...
  6. pmc Uterine diseases in cattle after parturition
    I Martin Sheldon
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Royal Veterinary College, Royal College Street, London NW1 0TU, UK
    Vet J 176:115-21. 2008
    ..Bacteria modulate endometrial prostaglandin secretion, and perturb ovarian follicle growth and function. Understanding the molecular basis of uterine disease will lead to novel approaches to treating infertility...
  7. ncbi Choice of antibiotics for infection prophylaxis in emergency cesarean sections in low-income countries: a cost-benefit study in Mozambique
    Vicente Kayihura
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maputo Central Hospital, Maputo, Mozambique
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 82:636-41. 2003
    ..There is a need to assess the cost-benefit of different models of antibiotic administration for the prevention of post cesarean infection, particularly in resource-scarce settings...
  8. pmc Epidemiology of and surveillance for postpartum infections
    D S Yokoe
    Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 7:837-41. 2001
    ..Use of automated information routinely collected by HMOs and insurers allows efficient identification of postpartum infections not detected by conventional surveillance...
  9. pmc Emerging concepts in antibiotic prophylaxis for cesarean delivery: a systematic review
    Alan T N Tita
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 113:675-82. 2009
    ..To review the current status of antibiotic prophylaxis for cesarean delivery, emerging strategies to enhance the effectiveness of antibiotic prophylaxis in reducing postcesarean infection, and the implications of the emerging practices...
  10. ncbi Evaluation of the effectiveness of a clean delivery kit intervention in preventing cord infection and puerperal sepsis among neonates and their mothers in rural Mwanza Region, Tanzania
    F Mosha
    National Institute for Medical Research, Mwanza, Tanzania
    Tanzan Health Res Bull 7:185-8. 2005
    ..In low resource settings where home birth is common and clean delivery supplies are scarce, disposable kits can be made available through health clinics, markets, pharmacies or other channels to help reduce rates of infection...
  11. ncbi Use of a clean delivery kit and factors associated with cord infection and puerperal sepsis in Mwanza, Tanzania
    Samson Winani
    Ministry of Health, Republic of Tanzania
    J Midwifery Womens Health 52:37-43. 2007
    ....
  12. ncbi Defining postpartum uterine disease in cattle
    I Martin Sheldon
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Royal Veterinary College, University of London, Hawkshead Lane, North Mymms, Hatfield AL9 7TA, UK
    Theriogenology 65:1516-30. 2006
    ..In conclusion, we have suggested definitions for common postpartum uterine diseases, which can be readily adopted by researchers and veterinarians...
  13. ncbi Bacterial complications of postpartum uterine involution in cattle
    J Foldi
    Faculty of Veterinary Science, Szent Istvan University, P O Box 2, H 1400 Budapest, Hungary
    Anim Reprod Sci 96:265-81. 2006
    ....
  14. ncbi Clinical evaluation of postpartum vaginal mucus reflects uterine bacterial infection and the immune response in cattle
    Erin J Williams
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Royal Veterinary College, Hawkshead Lane, North Mymms, Hatfield AL9 7TA, UK
    Theriogenology 63:102-17. 2005
    ..001), but did not differ significantly between vaginal mucus character scores. The evaluation of the character and odour of vaginal mucus reflects the number of bacteria in the uterus, and the acute phase protein response...
  15. pmc Bacteriological and cytological findings during the late puerperal period after two different treatments of retained placenta followed by acute puerperal metritis
    Julia Jeremejeva
    Department of Therapy, Institute of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Sciences, Estonian University of Life Sciences, Tartu, Estonia
    Acta Vet Scand 52:41. 2010
    ..No differences were found in body temperature on day 14 PP, presence of bacteriological infections and disappearance of uterine inflammatory signs diagnosed by cytological examination between experimental groups...
  16. ncbi Association between postpartum pyrexia and uterine bacterial infection in dairy cattle
    I M Sheldon
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Royal Veterinary College, Hawkshead Lane, Hatfield AL9 7TA
    Vet Rec 154:289-93. 2004
    ..05). Although pyrexia is an indicator of postpartum inflammation, additional clinical signs are necessary to identify uterine bacterial infection...
  17. ncbi Effects of prophylactic antibiotics on endometrial flora in women with postcesarean endometritis
    E R Newton
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 92:262-8. 1998
    ..To determine the effect of prophylactic antibiotics on endometrial and endocervical microflora upon diagnosis of postcesarean endometritis...
  18. ncbi Incidence, treatment and outcome of peripartum sepsis
    Esko Kankuri
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 82:730-5. 2003
    ..In 43 483 deliveries during 1990-98, laboratory-confirmed bacteremia was found in 41 (5.1%) out of 798 clinically suspected septic infections...
  19. ncbi A 7-month outbreak of relapsing postpartum group A streptococcal infections linked to a nurse with atopic dermatitis
    T Ejlertsen
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Viborg Hospital, Denmark
    Scand J Infect Dis 33:734-7. 2001
    ..Eradication of GAS should be confirmed after completion of treatment...
  20. ncbi Comparison of ceftriaxone versus triple drug regimen in the prevention of cesarean section infectious morbidities
    L O Alekwe
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital, Ile Ife, Nigeria
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 21:638-42. 2008
    ..To compare the effectiveness of single dose ceftriaxone versus multiple doses of ampiclox, gentamicin, and metronidazole to prevent infectious morbidity at elective cesarean section...
  21. ncbi Pregnancies in Gaucher disease: a 5-year study
    Yonatan Elstein
    Gaucher Clinic and the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 190:435-41. 2004
    ..The study was undertaken to investigate the outcome of pregnancies in Gaucher disease, particularly in enzyme-treated women...
  22. ncbi Randomized clinical trial of extended spectrum antibiotic prophylaxis with coverage for Ureaplasma urealyticum to reduce post-cesarean delivery endometritis
    William W Andrews
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Center for Research in Women s Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35249 7333, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 101:1183-9. 2003
    ..To determine if extended spectrum prophylactic antibiotic treatment (with efficacy against Ureaplasma urealyticum) reduces post-cesarean delivery clinical endometritis...
  23. pmc The use of chlorhexidine to reduce maternal and neonatal mortality and morbidity in low-resource settings
    E M McClure
    Department of Statistics and Epidemiology, RTI International, Durham, NC 27709, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 97:89-94. 2007
    ..It also summarizes issues related to programmatic implementation...
  24. ncbi [A pseudo-epidemic of puerperal sepsis]
    V Dietz
    afd Obstetrie, Universitair Medisch Centrum Utrecht Wilhelmina Kinderziekenhuis, Postbus 85 090, 3508 AB Utrecht
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 147:2505-8. 2003
    ..When group-A streptococci are cultured again in a new pregnancy, eradication therapy during pregnancy or prophylactic treatment during birth should be considered to prevent recurrent infection...
  25. ncbi Puerperal Pyrexia: a review. Part II
    Dushyant Maharaj
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wellington School of Medicine, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    Obstet Gynecol Surv 62:400-6. 2007
    ..Part II of this review describes the best management of wound infection, pelvic abscess, episiotomy infection, thrombophlebitis, mastitis, urinary tract infection, and miscellaneous infections...
  26. ncbi Complications of exteriorized compared with in situ uterine repair at cesarean delivery under spinal anesthesia: a randomized controlled trial
    Mughina Siddiqui
    Department of Anesthesia and Pain Management, Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Onatario, Canada
    Obstet Gynecol 110:570-5. 2007
    ..To compare intraoperative complications of exteriorized and in situ uterine repair during elective cesarean delivery under spinal anesthesia...
  27. pmc Is perioperative hypothermia a risk factor for post-Cesarean infection?
    Rodney K Edwards
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL 32610 0294, USA
    Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol 11:75-80. 2003
    ..To determine whether hypothermia during Cesarean delivery is a risk factor for postoperative infection...
  28. ncbi Recurrent group A Streptococcal genital infection after Puerperal sepsis
    Marit Synnestvedt
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Baerum Hospital, Norway
    Scand J Infect Dis 35:509-10. 2003
    ..It is well documented as a problem in pharyngotonsillitis and skin infections. This report describes a case of recurrent genital infection after puerperal sepsis caused by group A streptococci...
  29. ncbi [Advantages and risk of a trial of vaginal delivery in the scarred uterus]
    Aissia Nizar Ben
    Service de Gynécologie Obstétrique CHU Mongi Slim La Marsa
    Tunis Med 81:563-6. 2003
    ..Accurate analysis of different obstetrical situations is necessary in order to predict the success or the failure of the vaginal delivery trial. It may lessen the maternal and fetal morbidity...
  30. ncbi Diagnosis of postpartum infections: clinical criteria are better than laboratory parameter
    David B Partlow
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, DCH Regional Medical Center, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA
    J Miss State Med Assoc 45:67-70. 2004
    ..Physiologic increases in the leukocyte count and segmental neutrophil percentage during pregnancy alter the ability of these indices to predict infection...
  31. ncbi Timing of prophylactic antibiotic administration in the uninfected laboring gravida: a randomized clinical trial
    Harold C Wiesenfeld
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:876-7; author reply 877-8. 2006
  32. ncbi Septic pelvic thrombophlebitis and preeclampsia are related disorders
    Christy M Isler
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine, Greenville, North Carolina, USA
    Hypertens Pregnancy 23:121-7. 2004
    ..To elicit factors associated with the postpartum development of septic pelvic thrombophlebitis in a single large referral tertiary patient population...
  33. ncbi Reduced lopinavir exposure during pregnancy
    Alice M Stek
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    AIDS 20:1931-9. 2006
    ..Pregnancy can alter antiretroviral pharmacokinetics. Our objective was to describe lopinavir/ritonavir (LPV/r) pharmacokinetics during pregnancy...
  34. ncbi Prolonged second stage of labor and risk of adverse maternal and perinatal outcomes: a systematic review
    Molly R Altman
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Birth 33:315-22. 2006
    ..This systematic review was conducted to evaluate evidence for the influence of prolonged second stage of labor on the risk of selected adverse maternal and neonatal outcomes...
  35. ncbi Maternal mortality at B P Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Nepal: review of 6 years
    Mona Sharma
    Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, B P Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan, Nepal
    Trop Doct 35:25-6. 2005
    ..The most common cause of death was septic-induced abortion and its complications, followed by eclampsia and puerperal sepsis...
  36. ncbi Prophylactic antibiotics for non-laboring patients with intact membranes undergoing cesarean delivery: an economic analysis
    David Chelmow
    Tufts University School of Medicine and Tufts New England Medical Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of General Obstetrics and Gynecology, Boston, Mass, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:1661-5. 2004
    ..We conducted an economic analysis of prophylactic antibiotic administration for elective cesarean delivery...
  37. ncbi The effect of placental removal method at cesarean delivery on perioperative hemorrhage: a randomized clinical trial ISRCTN 49779257
    Samir Hidar
    Obstetrics and Gynaecology Department, F Hached University Teaching Hospital, Boulevard M Karoui 4000 Sousse, Tunisia
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 117:179-82. 2004
    ..To evaluate whether the method of placental removal during cesarean section has an impact on perioperative hemorrhage and maternal infectious morbidity...
  38. ncbi Maternal outcomes associated with planned primary cesarean births compared with planned vaginal births
    Eugene Declercq
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, Department of Biostatistics, Data Coordinating Center, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 109:669-77. 2007
    ..To compare the outcomes and costs associated with primary cesarean births with no labor (planned cesareans) to vaginal and cesarean births with labor (planned vaginal)...
  39. ncbi Puerperal sepsis and maternal mortality: what role can new technologies play?
    J Hussein
    Dugald Baird Centre for Research on Women s Health, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen Maternity Hospital, Scotland, UK
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 85:S52-61. 2004
    ..To identify new and underutilized technologies to reduce maternal mortality related to puerperal sepsis in developing countries...
  40. ncbi Risk factors and obstetric complications associated with macrosomia
    N E Stotland
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 87:220-6. 2004
    ..Macrosomia is associated with adverse maternal outcomes. The objective of this study was to characterize the epidemiology of macrosomia and related maternal complications...
  41. ncbi Timing of prophylactic antibiotic administration in the uninfected laboring gravida: a randomized clinical trial
    Brad D Thigpen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 192:1864-8; discussion 1868-71. 2005
    ..The purpose of this prospective study was to determine whether the timing of prophylactic antibiotics at cesarean delivery influences maternal/neonatal infectious morbidity...
  42. ncbi Puerperal infection from the perspective of humanized delivery care at a public maternity hospital
    Elisângela Euripedes Resende Guimarães
    Nursing Department, Faculty at Goiás, Catholic University, Brazil
    Rev Lat Am Enfermagem 15:536-42. 2007
    This is an epidemiological, prospective and non-concurrent study of the cohort type about puerperal infection from the perspective of humanized delivery care, based on information from 5,178 records of patients who went through the ..
  43. ncbi Myasthenia gravis in pregnancy: report on 69 cases
    Josip Djelmis
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical School University of Zagreb, Petrova 13, HR 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 104:21-5. 2002
    ..To review our experience with pregnancies in women with myasthenia gravis (MG)...
  44. ncbi Blood and intrauterine leukocyte profile and function in dairy cows that spontaneously recovered from postpartum endometritis
    Luísa Mateus
    Laboratory of Reproduction, CIISA, Faculdade de Medicina Veterinaria, Lisbon, Portugal
    Reprod Domest Anim 37:176-80. 2002
    ..The later increase in this parameter as well as the increase in the intrauterine fluid phago-PMN and PI, might favour the spontaneous resolution of endometritis...
  45. ncbi Mode of delivery and postpartum morbidity in Latin American and Caribbean countries among women who are infected with human immunodeficiency virus-1: the NICHD International Site Development Initiative (NISDI) Perinatal Study
    Geraldo Duarte
    School of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, Ribeirao Preto, Brazil
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:215-29. 2006
    ....
  46. ncbi Incidence of postpartum infection after vaginal delivery in Viet Nam
    Nguyen T N Ngoc
    Hung Vuong Hospital, Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam
    J Health Popul Nutr 23:121-30. 2005
    ..Postpartum infection, particularly serious infection, is greatly underestimated. Just preventing or treating infection could have a substantial impact on reducing maternal mortality in developing countries...
  47. ncbi Do mechanical methods of cervical ripening increase infectious morbidity? A systematic review
    Jennifer Heinemann
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology University of Florida Health Science Center, Jacksonville, Florida 32209, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:177-87; discussion 187-8. 2008
    ..Compared with the use of pharmacologic agents alone, maternal and neonatal infectious morbidity appears to be increased when mechanical agents are used for cervical ripening...
  48. ncbi Group A streptococcal sepsis and ovarian vein thrombosis after an uncomplicated vaginal delivery
    M Gourlay
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, USA
    J Am Board Fam Pract 14:375-80. 2001
    ..Broad-spectrum antibiotic coverage must be initiated immediately after collection of cultures. Clindamycin plus a beta-lactam antibiotic is preferred for streptococcal toxic shock syndrome...
  49. ncbi [Clinical investigation of cefpirome for perinatal infection and infection prevention]
    T Chimura
    Shirataka Hospital
    Jpn J Antibiot 54:171-7. 2001
    ..7%). No abnormal result of clinical laboratory tests was found. The above results suggested the usefulness of CPR for treatment of perinatal infections and prevention of postoperative infections...
  50. ncbi Vaginal cleansing and the gold standard
    Robert J Biggar
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 14:531-3. 2005
  51. ncbi A randomised controlled trial of antibiotic prophylaxis in elective caesarean delivery
    J S Bagratee
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, University of Natal, South Africa
    BJOG 108:143-8. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: Antibiotic prophylaxis with cefoxitin in elective caesarean section did not reduce post-operative infectious morbidity in this double-blind randomised placebo controlled trial...
  52. ncbi Serum protein pattern during cow pregnancy: Acute-phase proteins increase in the peripartum period
    Fausto Cairoli
    Dipartimento di Scienze Cliniche Veterinarie Sezione di Clinica Ostetrica e Ginecologica Veterinaria, Facolta di Medicina Veterinaria, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italia
    Electrophoresis 27:1617-25. 2006
    ..This observation could represent an important tool for the prepartum detection of animals prone to develop postpartum endometritis and lead to a more accurate peripartum management of those animals...
  53. ncbi Risk of complications in a second pregnancy following caesarean section in the first pregnancy: a population-based study
    Lee K Taylor
    New South Wales Department of Health, Locked Bag 961, North Sydney, NSW 2059, Australia
    Med J Aust 183:515-9. 2005
    ..To estimate the risks of maternal and perinatal morbidity and mortality in a second pregnancy, attributable to caesarean section in a first pregnancy...
  54. ncbi Postnatal Group A Streptococcal infection in the upper genital tract
    Patji Alnaes-Katjavivi
    Kvinneklinikken Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sykehuset Telemark HF, Ulefossveien, 3710 Skien, Norway
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 84:1212-3. 2005
  55. ncbi Postpregnancy genital tract and wound infections
    Nell Tharpe
    Midwifery Institute of Philadelphia University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Midwifery Womens Health 53:236-46. 2008
    ..This article identifies measures to aid in primary prevention and recognition of obstetric infections in order to facilitate early diagnosis and treatment...
  56. ncbi Pyomyoma after a cesarean section
    Yu Hung Lin
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Shin Kong Wu Ho Su Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 81:571-2. 2002
  57. ncbi Decreasing incidence of postcesarean endometritis with extended-spectrum antibiotic prophylaxis
    Alan T N Tita
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Infection Control Unit, UAB Hospital, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 111:51-6. 2008
    ..To describe the effect of an extended-spectrum prophylactic antibiotic regimen on postcesarean endometritis...
  58. ncbi Zepherina Veitch (1836-94), childbed fever and the registration of midwives
    Jane Halliday
    The Rosie Maternity Hospital, Addenbrookes, Cambridge University NHS Trust
    J Med Biogr 15:241-5. 2007
    ....
  59. ncbi Higher rates of post-partum complications in HIV-infected than in uninfected women irrespective of mode of delivery
    Simona Fiore
    Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    AIDS 18:933-8. 2004
    ..To inform the debate on the use of elective caesarean section (CS) delivery in HIV-infected women, we investigated the occurrence of clinical events in the immediate post-partum period in women delivering in 13 European centres...
  60. ncbi [Determination of nosocomial infection incidence in mothers and newborns during the early postpartum period]
    S Malavaud
    Laboratoire de Bactériologie Hygiène Unité Opérationnelle d Hygiène Hospitalière, CHU Rangueil, 1, avenue Jean Poulhes, TSA 50032, 31059 Toulouse Cedex 9
    J Gynecol Obstet Biol Reprod (Paris) 32:169-74. 2003
    ..We wished to determine the incidence of nosocomial infections in the mother and the newborn during the early postpartum period...
  61. ncbi Review of 1600 water births. Does water birth increase the risk of neonatal infection?
    A Thoeni
    Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Vipiteno Sterzing, Italy
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 17:357-61. 2005
    ..We reviewed 1600 water births at a single institution over an 8-year period...
  62. ncbi Risk factors for post-partum complications occurring after preeclampsia and HELLP syndrome. A study in 453 consecutive pregnancies
    Philippe Deruelle
    Clinique d obstétrique, Hopital Jeanne de Flandre, CHRU de Lille, 1 rue Eugène Avinée, 59037 Lille Cedex, France
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 125:59-65. 2006
    ..To evaluate complications that occurred during the post-partum period for patients with preeclampsia or HELLP syndrome...
  63. ncbi Maternal mortality at the Queen Elizabeth Central Teaching Hospital, Blantyre, Malawi
    V M Lema
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, College of Medicine, University of Malawi, Private Bag 360, Chichiri Blantyre 3, Malawi
    East Afr Med J 82:3-9. 2005
    ..Maternal mortality in Malawi continues to increase despite the global SMI and national safe motherhood programme's efforts to reduce it...
  64. pmc Maternal outcomes of cesarean sections: do generalists' patients have different outcomes than specialists' patients?
    Kris Aubrey-Bassler
    Marathon Family Medicine Team, Box 300, Marathon, ON P0T 2E0, Canada
    Can Fam Physician 53:2132-8. 2007
    ..To compare maternal outcomes of cesarean sections performed by GPs with the outcomes of those performed by specialists...
  65. ncbi Severe maternal morbidity and the mode of delivery
    Nanneli Pallasmaa
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Turku University Central Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 87:662-8. 2008
    ..To define the rate of severe maternal morbidity in different modes of delivery and to find out if the rate of severe morbidity has changed over a 5-year time span...
  66. ncbi Lancefield group B and C streptococci in East African camels (Camelus dromedarius)
    M Younan
    Kenya Camel Association, Nairobi, Kenya
    Vet Rec 160:330-5. 2007
    ..lesions, abscessed lymph nodes, abscesses and other purulent skin lesions, periarthritis and arthritis, puerperal infection and gingivitis...
  67. ncbi Comparison of maternal mortality between migrating population and permanent residents in Shanghai, China, 1996-2005
    L Zhu
    Shanghai First Maternity and Infant Hospital Affiliated to Tongji University, Shanghai Women s Health Institute, Shanghai, China
    BJOG 116:401-7. 2009
    ....
  68. ncbi Maternal mortality and cesarean delivery: an analytical observational study
    Gourisankar Kamilya
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, R G Kar Medical College, Kolkata, India
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 36:248-53. 2010
    ....
  69. ncbi Randomised controlled trial of perineal shaving versus hair cutting in parturients on admission in labor
    Ekachai Kovavisarach
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Rajavithi Hospital, Ministry of Public Health, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 88:1167-71. 2005
    ..To compare the maternal and neonatal outcomes between perineal shaving and hair cutting in parturients on admission in labor..
  70. ncbi [Toxic shock syndrome as a result of opportunistic infection]
    Przemysław Zdziarski
    Poradnia Immunologiczna, Dolnoślaskie Centrum Transplantacji Komórkowych, Instytut Immunologii i Terapii Doświadczalnej Wrocław
    Pol Merkur Lekarski 18:693-5. 2005
    ..24 years old woman with puerperal infection was empirically treated with doxycycline...
  71. ncbi Caring for obese pregnant women
    Karen H Morin
    College of Nursing, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, WI 53202, USA
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 36:482-9. 2007
    ..During the postpartum, they experience increased rates of puerperal infection and decreased rates of breastfeeding initiation or continuation...
  72. ncbi [Sepsis and septic shock during pregnancy: clinical management]
    Eveline Oliveira de Castro
    Departamento de Obstetricia e Ginecologia, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Rev Bras Ginecol Obstet 30:631-8. 2008
    ..of maternal death, being related to infections from obstetric origin (infected abortion, chorioamnionitis, puerperal infection) or non-obstetric (resulting from infections which occur in other areas)...
  73. ncbi Why African-American women are at greater risk for pregnancy-related death
    Margaret Harper
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 17:180-5. 2007
    ..Our study aim was to identify factors that may contribute to the racial disparity in pregnancy-related mortality...
  74. ncbi Chorioamnionitis and labor
    Rodney K Edwards
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of Florida College of Medicine, PO Box 100294, 1600 Southwest Archer Road, Gainesville, FL 32610 0294, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am 32:287-96, x. 2005
    Chorioamnionitis is a puerperal infection that exists in histologic, clinical, and subclinical forms. This entity is believed to play a causative role in many cases of spontaneous preterm delivery...
  75. ncbi Postpartum maternal mortality and cesarean delivery
    Catherine Deneux-Tharaux
    INSERM, Unite Mixte de Recherche S149, Institut Federatif de Recherche 69, Epidemiological Research Unit on Perinatal and Women s Health, Hopital Tenon, Paris, France
    Obstet Gynecol 108:541-8. 2006
    ..Our objective was to provide a valid estimate of the risk of postpartum maternal death directly associated with cesarean as compared with vaginal delivery...
  76. ncbi Length of hospital stay, obstetric conditions at childbirth, and maternal readmission: a population-based cohort study
    Shiliang Liu
    Health Surveillance and Epidemiology Division, Centre for Healthy Human Development, Health Canada, and McLaughlin Center for Population Health Risk Assessment, University of Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 187:681-7. 2002
    ..We assessed the association between obstetric conditions, length of hospital stay for childbirth, and maternal readmission...
  77. ncbi Frequency and determinants of vaginal infection in postpartum period: a cross-sectional survey from low socioeconomic settlements, Karachi, Pakistan
    Tazeen Saeed Ali
    Department of Community Health Sciences, School of Nursing, Aga Khan University Hospital corrected Karachi, Pakistan
    J Pak Med Assoc 56:99-103. 2006
    ..To determine the frequency and factors associated with perceived vaginal infections among married women in their postpartum period...
  78. ncbi [Hygiene series--13: Pregnancy, labor and puerperium: preventing infections]
    Barbara Loczenski
    Pflege Z 59:424-7. 2006
  79. ncbi Randomized controlled trial on prevention of postcesarean infection using penicillin and cephalothin in Brazil
    Marilza Vieira Cunha Rudge
    Faculdade de Medicina de Botucatu, Sao Paulo State University, UNESP, Botucatu, Brazil
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 85:945-8. 2006
    ..There is a need to assess the effects of different antibiotic administration models on infectious complications among women from low-income populations who undergo cesarean delivery, and the cost benefit...
  80. ncbi Comparison of two monitoring and treatment strategies for cows with acute puerperal metritis
    I Sannmann
    Clinic of Animal Reproduction, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Freie Universitat Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Theriogenology 79:961-9. 2013
    ..These cows did not show signs of APM during the following 5 days. Therefore, these animals were considered as self-recovered leading to a cure rate of at least 21.8% (12 of 55 cows)...
  81. pmc John Whitridge Williams, MD (1866-1931) of Baltimore: pioneer of academic obstetrics
    P M Dunn
    Department of Child Health, University of Bristol, Southmead Hospital, Southmead, Bristol BS10 5BN, UK
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 92:F74-7. 2007
    ..Williams was the founder of academic obstetrics in the United States and with his textbook was the recognised leader of this discipline in America during the first 30 years of the 20th century...
  82. ncbi Group A streptococcal cellulitis in the early puerperium
    Branka Nikolic
    University of Belgrade, School of Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinic Narodni front, Belgrade, Serbia
    Vojnosanit Pregl 68:607-10. 2011
    ..The first problem is an absence of awareness that it can be postpartal invasive GAS infection before the microbiology laboratory confirms it, and the second one is that we have little knowledge about GAS infection, in general...
  83. pmc Ampicillin/sulbactam versus cefuroxime as antimicrobial prophylaxis for cesarean delivery: a randomized study
    Eleftherios Ziogos
    Department of Obtsterics and Gynecology, University General Hospital of Heraclion, Heracleion, Greece
    BMC Infect Dis 10:341. 2010
    ..The efficacy and safety of a single dose of ampicillin/sulbactam compared to a single dose of cefuroxime at cord clamp for prevention of post-cesarean infectious morbidity has not been assessed...
  84. ncbi Course and severity of postpartum metritis cases following antibiotic and PGF2α administration in postpartum metritis cows infected with BoHV-4
    Y Nak
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Uludag University Veterinary Faculty, Bursa, Turkey
    Transbound Emerg Dis 58:31-6. 2011
    ..In conclusion, postpartum metritis cases in cows infected BoHV-4 recovered clinically following early diagnosis and prolonged treatments with a combination of antibiotics and PGF(2)α...
  85. ncbi A universal index of uterine discharge symptoms from calving to 6 weeks postpartum
    J Gorzecka
    Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, Aarhus University, Tjele, Denmark
    Reprod Domest Anim 46:100-7. 2011
    ..It is concluded that the D-index can be a new practical, universal, tool for improved management of dairy cows in the postpartum period under commercial conditions...
  86. pmc Radiological and clinical features of adult non-puerperal mastitis
    H Tan
    Department of Radiology, Cancer Hospital Institute and Department of Oncology, Shanghai Medical College, Fudan University, Shanghai, China
    Br J Radiol 86:20120657. 2013
    ..To describe the radiological and clinical features of adult non-puerperal mastitis and to determine the most accurate method of preventing unnecessary surgical procedures...
  87. pmc Provider knowledge, attitudes, and practices regarding obstetric and postsurgical gynecologic infections due to group A Streptococcus and other infectious agents
    Chris A Van Beneden
    Respiratory Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial Diseases, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol 2007:90189. 2007
    ....
  88. ncbi Does histologic chorioamnionitis correspond to clinical chorioamnionitis?
    Debra S Heller
    Departments of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, UH E158, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey New Jersey Medical School, P O Box 1709, Newark, NJ 07101, USA
    J Reprod Med 53:25-8. 2008
    ..To evaluate the degree to which histologic chorioamnionitis, a frequent finding in placentas submitted for histopathologic evaluation, correlates with clinical indicators of infection in the mother...
  89. ncbi On alert for postpartum C. sordellii infection
    Michelle Snow
    University of Utah in Salt Lake City, USA
    Nursing 38:10. 2008
  90. ncbi Peripartum group A streptococcal sepsis: a case report
    Manisha Palep-Singh
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Queens s Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK
    J Reprod Med 52:977-8. 2007
    ..Infections of the upper respiratory tract and skin are commonly attributed to group A Streptococcus (GAS). The organism can be found in the female genital tract and can cause peripartum sepsis in rare cases...
  91. ncbi Immune reconstitution syndrome and exacerbation of infections after pregnancy
    Nina Singh
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Infectious Diseases Section, Pittsburgh, PA 15240, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 45:1192-9. 2007
    ....
  92. ncbi Intramammary infections during the periparturient period in Argentine dairy heifers
    L F Calvinho
    Estacion Experimental Agropecuaria Rafaela, Instituto Nacional de Tecnologia Agropecuaria, C C 22 2300 Rafaela, Pcia de Santa Fe, Argentina
    Rev Argent Microbiol 39:84-9. 2007
    ..aureus showed an increase (21.59%). Presence of intramammary infections appeared to be associated with some management conditions. These results highlighted the need to improve diagnosis and control measures in replacement heifers...
  93. ncbi Brainstem tuberculoma in a postpartum patient
    A Akhaddar
    J Neuroradiol 34:345-6. 2007
  94. pmc Maternal mortality and severe morbidity associated with low-risk planned cesarean delivery versus planned vaginal delivery at term
    Shiliang Liu
    Health Surveillance and Epidemiology Division, Centre for Health Promotion, Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, Ont
    CMAJ 176:455-60. 2007
    ..The rate of elective primary cesarean delivery continues to rise, owing in part to the widespread perception that the procedure is of little or no risk to healthy women...
  95. pmc Treatment of dairy cows with PGF2α or NSAID, in combination with antibiotics, in cases of postpartum uterine inflammation
    Julia Jeremejeva
    Department of Therapy, Institute of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Sciences, Estonian University of Life Sciences, Tartu 51014, Estonia
    Acta Vet Scand 54:45. 2012
    ..The aim of the study was to test the effect of two treatments in cases of acute puerperal metritis (APM) and clinical metritis (CM)...
  96. ncbi [The clinical usefulness and transference of cefcapene pivoxil (CFPN-PI) into the maternal cubital blood, umbilical blood and amniotic fluid in premature rupture of the membranes]
    A Narimatsu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ogori Daiichi General Hospital
    Jpn J Antibiot 54:95-102. 2001
    ....
  97. ncbi Does intrapartum antibiotic prophylaxis decrease the incidence of maternal group B streptococcal infections?
    A M Dumas
    J Hosp Infect 58:85-6. 2004
  98. ncbi Living and dying in Georgian London's lying-in hospitals
    Lisa Forman Cody
    Bull Hist Med 78:309-48. 2004
    ....
  99. ncbi [Revolution and tragedy in the history of obstetrics: the life and work of Semmelweis--with today's eyes]
    Peter Schmidt
    Orv Hetil 144:819-20. 2003
  100. ncbi Maternal postpartum group B beta-hemolytic streptococcus ventriculoperitoneal shunt infection
    Jason M Kane
    Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, 702 Barnhill Drive 1740X, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202 5225, USA
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 269:139-41. 2004
    ..Women with cerebrospinal fluid shunts require special management during the course of pregnancy...
  101. ncbi [Puerperium after threatened premature labor--effects of infection screening in pregnancy]
    M Winkler
    Frauenklinik, Rheinisch Westfalischen Technischen Hochschule Aachen
    Z Geburtshilfe Perinatol 198:72-6. 1994
    ....

Research Grants8

  1. Neutrophil Apoptosis and Neonatal Inflammation
    JOYCE KOENIG; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Thus, defining the biology of neutrophil apoptosis in the developing human is critical to future treatment modalities for CLD and other types of neonatal inflammation. ..
  2. A Self-Sustaining Perinatal Care System for Tibet
    Michael Varner; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  3. GENETIC TESTING AND THE ECONOMICS OF LIFE INSURANCE
    David Asch; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  4. Fas-Mediated Neutrophil Function in Neonates
    JOYCE KOENIG; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The studies outlined in this proposal will further our understanding of neutrophil biology in the developing human, and are critical to the design of future mechanistic studies. ..
  5. C. Neoformans Infection in Organ Transplant Recipients
    Nina Singh; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Finally, the data regarding reactivation or primary infection has implications relevant for the prevention of C. neoformans infection in transplant recipients. ..
  6. In Utero Infection: Child Health and Neurodevelopment
    William Andrews; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  7. Mechanisms for Racial Disparity in Preterm Birth
    Jane Hitti; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  8. NICHD Maternal Fetal Medicine Units Network
    Margaret Harper; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Dr. O?Shea is submitting an application for participation of Wake Forest University in the NICHD Neonatal Network. ..