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Volume 16, Number 3—March 2010


Chikungunya Virus Infection during Pregnancy, Réunion, France, 2006

Xavier FritelComments to Author , Olivier Rollot, Patrick Gérardin, Bernard-Alex Gaüzère, Jacques Bideault, Louis Lagarde, Barbara Dhuime, Eric Orvain, Fabrice Cuillier, Duksha Ramful, Sylvain Sampériz, Marie-Christine Jaffar-Bandjee, Alain Michault, Liliane Cotte, Monique Kaminski, Alain Fourmaintraux, and the Chikungunya-Mère-Enfant Team
Author affiliations: Centre Hospitalier Régional de la Réunion, Saint-Denis, France (X. Fritel, P. Gérardin, B.-A. Gaüzère, E. Orvain, F. Cuillier, D. Ramful, S. Sampériz, M.-C. Jaffar-Bandjee, A. Michault, L. Cotte, A. Fourmaintraux); Centre d’Investigation Clinique–Epidémiologie Clinique de la Réunion, Saint-Denis (O. Rollot, P. Gérardin); Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale, Villejuif, France (X. Fritel, P. Gérardin, M. Kaminski); Centre Hospitalier Intercommunal de Saint-Benoit-Saint-André, Saint-Benoit, France (J. Bideault); Centre Hospitalier Gabriel-Martin, Saint-Paul, France (L. Lagarde); Clinique Sainte-Clotilde, Saint-Denis (B. Dhuime); Université Pierre et Marie Curie 6, Paris, France (X. Fritel, P. Gérardin, M. Kaminski)

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Table 4

Congenital malformation classification, according to ICD-10 code, as a function of maternal exposure to chikungunya virus during pregnancy, Réunion, France, 2006*

Classification Exposure to chikungunya virus during pregnancy, no. newborns, n = 34
Yes No
Chromosomal (Q90, Q91, Q96) 3 1
Neural tube (Q03, Q05) 3 0
Cardiovascular (Q20, Q21, Q25, Q26) 5 1
Kidneys, urinary tract, genital organs (Q53, Q55, Q61, Q62, Q63) 1 5
Limbs, thorax, bones, and spine (Q66, Q69, Q71, Q74, Q76) 5 9
Ear, cleft palate (Q17, Q35) 3 0
Other (D22, Q33, Q40, Q42, Q89, T21) 4 3

*ICD-10, International Classification of Diseases, 10th revision. Total exceeds 34 because 1 child had 3 types of malformations and 7 children had 2 types.

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