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Revista Cubana de Obstetricia y Ginecología

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SAEZ CANTERO, Viviana et al. The firsts positive cases of A H1N1 influenza infection. Rev Cubana Obstet Ginecol [online]. 2010, vol.36, n.4, pp. 544-551. ISSN 1561-3062.

A descriptive study was conducted to characterize the firsts cases of obstetric patents presenting with confirmed A H1N1 influenza. The demographic, obstetric variables were analyzed as well as those related to the clinical features, of management and evolution of influenza en these cases. Data were processed using the statistical system for Windows SPSS version 11. Mean age of patient was of 23.04 % years, the 87.5 % was at the second or third trimester of pregnancy, the 50 % had a underlying disease, bronchial asthma was the more frequent. The commonest symptoms were cough (88.46 %) and fever (80.76 %). The 50 % of patients had complications including pneumonia and from these the 84.61 % were admitted in intensive care units. In general hospital stay wasn't lengthy without deaths concluding that admission and early treatment sing antiviral methods, as well as the multidisciplinary management were pillars of the satisfactory results obtained.

Keywords : Influenza; Pandemia 2009; pregnancy.

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