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dc.contributor.authorMahon, Barbara Een_US
dc.contributor.authorTemkit, M'hameden_US
dc.contributor.authorWang, Janeen_US
dc.contributor.authorRosenman, Marc Ben_US
dc.contributor.authorKatz, Barry Pen_US
dc.date.accessioned2012-01-11T22:21:34Z
dc.date.available2012-01-11T22:21:34Z
dc.date.issued2005en_US
dc.identifier.citationMahon, Barbara E, M'hamed Temkit, Jane Wang, Marc B Rosenman, Barry P Katz. "Pelvic inflammatory disease during the post-partum year." Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology 13(4): 191-196. (2005)en_US
dc.identifier.issn1098-0997en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2144/3264
dc.description.abstractOBJECTIVE: To investigate the occurrence of, and risk factors for, pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) occurring during the post-partum year. METHODS: Demographic and clinical data for women who delivered a term infant with 5-minute Apgar score > or = 8 from 1992 through 1999 at a large urban hospital were extracted from an electronic medical record system. RESULTS: During the study period, 15 206 deliveries occurred among 12 549 women. PID was diagnosed during the post-partum year of 148 (1.0%) deliveries. In univariate analysis, young age, black race, and both pre-delivery history and post-partum diagnosis of chlamydial and gonococcal infection were associated with PID. In multivariate analysis, only young age and a positive test for gonorrhea before delivery or post-partum were independent predictors of PID. CONCLUSIONS: Pelvic inflammatory disease was diagnosed during the post-partum year in 1% of women studied. Young maternal age was an important demographic risk factor. Further investigation of post-partum STD acquisition and progression to PID is needed to determine whether women are at increased risk following delivery.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherTaylor & Francisen_US
dc.titlePelvic Inflammatory Disease during the Post-Partum Yearen_US
dc.typearticleen_US
dc.identifier.doi10.1080/10647440500097577en_US
dc.identifier.pubmedid16338778en_US
dc.identifier.pmcid1784580en_US


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