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Renal disease in pregnancy 

Renal disease in pregnancy

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Renal disease in pregnancy
Author(s):

John D. Firth

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199204854.003.1405
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date: 28 June 2017

Urinary tract infection—2 to 10% of pregnancies are complicated by asymptomatic bacteriuria, which progresses to symptomatic infection in 40% of cases and is associated with adverse fetal outcome. Antibiotic treatment reduces the chances of developing symptomatic infection and of infants being born with low birth weight....

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