Syphilis in pregnancy in Tanzania. II. The effectiveness of antenatal syphilis screening and single-dose benzathine penicillin treatment for the prevention of adverse pregnancy outcomes

Watson-Jones, D; Gumodoka, B; Weiss, H; Changalucha, J; Todd, J; Mugeye, K; Buve, A; Kanga, Z; Ndeki, L; Rusizoka, M; +5 more... Ross, D; Marealle, J; Balira, R; Mabey, D; Hayes, R; (2002) Syphilis in pregnancy in Tanzania. II. The effectiveness of antenatal syphilis screening and single-dose benzathine penicillin treatment for the prevention of adverse pregnancy outcomes. The Journal of infectious diseases, 186 (7). pp. 948-57. ISSN 0022-1899 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1086/342951

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Keywords Adolescent, Adult, Cohort Studies, Comparative Study, Female, Gestational Age, Human, Injections, Intramuscular, Odds Ratio, Penicillin G, Benzathine/administration & dosage/*therapeutic use, Penicillins/administration & dosage/*therapeutic use, Pregnancy, Pregnancy Complications, Infectious/epidemiology/microbiology/*prevention, & control, Pregnancy Outcome, *Prenatal Care, Prospective Studies, Support, Non-U.S. Gov't, Syphilis/complications/*drug therapy/epidemiology, Syphilis Serodiagnosis, Tanzania/epidemiology, *Treponema pallidum, Adolescent, Adult, Cohort Studies, Comparative Study, Female, Gestational Age, Human, Injections, Intramuscular, Odds Ratio, Penicillin G, Benzathine, administration & dosage, therapeutic use, Penicillins, administration & dosage, therapeutic use, Pregnancy, Pregnancy Complications, Infectious, epidemiology, microbiology, prevention & control, Pregnancy Outcome, Prenatal Care, Prospective Studies, Support, Non-U.S. Gov't, Syphilis, complications, drug therapy, epidemiology, Syphilis Serodiagnosis, Tanzania, epidemiology, Treponema pallidum
Faculty and Department Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health > Dept of Infectious Disease Epidemiology
Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases > Dept of Clinical Research
Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health > Dept of Population Health (2012- ) > Dept of Population Studies (1974-2012)
Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health > Dept of Population Health (2012- )
Research Centre Centre for Global Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs)
Tropical Epidemiology Group
Malaria Centre
Population Studies Group
PubMed ID 12232835
ISI 177991100009

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