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Volume 24, Number 9—September 2018
Research Letter

Symptomatic Dengue during Pregnancy and Congenital Neurologic Malformations

Enny S. PaixãoComments to Author , Maria Glória Teixeira, Maria da Conceição N. Costa, Mauricio L. Barreto, and Laura C. Rodrigues
Author affiliations: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom (E.S. Paixão, L.C. Rodrigues); Instituto de Saúde Coletiva, Salvador-Bahia, Brazil (E.S. Paixão, M.G. Teixeira, M. da Conceição N. Costa, M.L. Barreto); Center of Data and Knowledge Integration for Health (CIDACS), Salvador-Bahia (M.L. Barreto, L.C. Rodrigues)

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Association between congenital anomalies and symptomatic dengue virus infection during pregnancy, Brazil, 2006–2012

Congenital anomaly Odds ratio (95% CI)
Neurologic congenital anomalies 1.5 (0.9–2.2)
Anencephaly 1.9 (0.8–4.4)
Encephalocele 1.4 (0.3–6.9)
Microcephaly 1.7 (0.3–8.3)
Congenital hydrocephalus 1.6 (0.8–3.2)
Other congenital malformations of brain 4.5 (1.7–11.3
Spina bifida 0.8
Other congenital malformations of spinal cord 5.4
Other congenital malformations of nervous system Not available

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