Risks associated with viral infections during pregnancy

Volume: 127, Issue: 5, Pages: 1591 - 1599
Published: May 1, 2017
Despite the prevalence of viral infections in the American population, we still have a limited understanding of how they affect pregnancy and fetal development. Viruses can gain access to the decidua and placenta by ascending from the lower reproductive tract or via hematogenous transmission. Viral tropism for the decidua and placenta is then dependent on viral entry receptor expression in these tissues as well as on the maternal immune response...
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Risks associated with viral infections during pregnancy
Published Date
May 1, 2017
1591 - 1599
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