ASSOCIATION OF SEROPOSITIVITY FOR CMV IGM AND IGG WITH ADVERSE PREGNANCY OUTCOME

  • Ambreen Amna Isra University Hospital, Hyderabad Pakistan
  • Farkhunda Nadeem Isra University Hospital, Hyderabad Pakistan
  • Amin Fahim Isra University Hospital, Hyderabad Pakistan
  • Altaf Hussian Jatoi Mohammadi Medical College, Mirpukhas Pakistan
  • Kanwal Abbas Liaquat University of Medical & Sciences, Jamshora Pakistan
  • Sumayya Anas Isra University, Karachi Pakistan
Keywords: Adverse pregnancy outcome, Intrauterine fetal death, Preterm labour, Cytomegalovirus

Abstract

Objective: To find out the prevalence of antibodies against cytomegalovirus and their association with adverse pregnancy outcome in women, at Isra University Hospital Hyderabad.

Study Design: Cross-sectional study.

Place and Duration of Study: Department of Gynaecology & Obstetrics, Isra University Hospital (IUH) Hyderabad, from Jan to Jun 2018.

Methodology: Cytomegalovirus IgM and IgG antibodies in 305 women of reproductive age group were measured using the Enzyme Linked Fluorescent Assaysystem kit.

Results: The combined positivity of anti cytomegalovirus IgG and IgM antibodies was 93 (30.40%). About 37 (37.37%) and 28 (34.14%) women were found to be seropositive for cytomegalovirus antibodies who had history of spontaneous miscarriage and recurrent miscarriages respectively.

Conclusion: Higher association of seropositivity for cytomegalovirus IgM and IgG with bad obstetrical history and low economy was found.

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Published
2021-06-29
How to Cite
Amna, A., Nadeem, F., Fahim, A., Jatoi, A., Abbas, K., & Anas, S. (2021). ASSOCIATION OF SEROPOSITIVITY FOR CMV IGM AND IGG WITH ADVERSE PREGNANCY OUTCOME. PAFMJ, 71(3), 831-35. https://doi.org/10.51253/pafmj.v71i3.2928
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