What pregnancy complications are caused by trichomoniasis?

Updated: Jan 02, 2020
  • Author: Darvin Scott Smith, MD, MSc, DTM&H; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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In pregnant women, T vaginalis infection has been associated with an increased risk of low birth weight, preterm delivery, and intrauterine infection. [72, 1] Neonatal trichomoniasis, usually presenting as a genital infection, has been described. [19] Rarely, trichomoniasis presents as a serious respiratory infection. [11]


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