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Vertical transmission in chikungunya infection

Authors:

M P Senanayake ,

Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo,, LK
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S M Senanayake,

Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo,, LK
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K K Vidanage,

Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, LK
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S Gunasena,

2Medical Research Institute,Colombo, Sri Lanka., LK
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S P Lamabadusuriya

Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo,, LK
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Abstract

We report the pregnancy outcome and clinical and laboratory findings in infants born to women with chikungunya infection during pregnancy. There was evidence of vertical transmission and poor pregnancy outcome in some cases.  

Key words: chikungunya, vertical transmission

Doi: 10.4038/cmj.v54i2.865

Ceylon Medical Journal Vol. 54, No. 2, June 2009 pp47-50

DOI: https://doi.org/10.4038/cmj.v54i2.865
How to Cite: Senanayake, M.P., Senanayake, S.M., Vidanage, K.K., Gunasena, S. and Lamabadusuriya, S.P., 2009. Vertical transmission in chikungunya infection. Ceylon Medical Journal, 54(2), pp.47–50. DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/cmj.v54i2.865
Published on 24 Jul 2009.
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