What is the prognosis of leptospirosis during pregnancy?

Updated: Jul 08, 2021
  • Author: Sandra G Gompf, MD, FACP, FIDSA; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Leptospirosis occurring during pregnancy is ominous. In a review of 16 cases, spontaneous abortion was likely during the first 2 trimesters. [33] When disease occurred in the third trimester, a third of pregnancies ended in abortion or perinatal death.


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