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Incidence of postpartum infection, outcomes and associated risk factors at Mbarara regional referral hospital in Uganda
(BMC pregnancy and childbirth, 2018)
Background: There is a paucity of recent prospective data on the incidence of postpartum infections and associated risk factors in sub-Saharan Africa. Retrospective studies estimate that puerperal sepsis causes approximately ...
Antimicrobial-resistant infections among postpartum women at a Ugandan referral hospital
(PLOS ONE, 2017)
Puerperal sepsis causes 10% of maternal deaths in Africa, but prospective studies on incidence, microbiology and antimicrobial resistance are lacking. Methods We performed a prospective cohort study of 4,231 Ugandan women ...
HIV Infection and risk of postpartum infection, complications and mortality in rural Uganda
(AIDS Care, 2018)
HIV infection may increase risk of postpartum infection and infection-related mortality. We hypothesized that postpartum infection incidence and attributable mortality in Mbarara, Uganda would be higher in HIV-infected ...
Antenatal Care Visit Attendance Frequency and Birth Outcomes in Rural Uganda: A Prospective Cohort Study
(Maternal and Child Health Journal, 2021)
Objectives Antenatal care (ANC) is designed to improve pregnancy outcomes by providing screening and treatment for preventable and treatable diseases. However, data are lacking on whether ANC affects stillbirth risk. We ...