Table 13Labor management: Transmission by fetal monitoring

Author, Year
Quality
NFetal Monitoring During DeliveryComments/Resultsc
(95% CI)
Mast, 200552
Good
181aInternal vs. external:
3/16 (18.8%) vs. 4/165 (2.4%),
RR 7.7 (1.9 to 31.6), p=0.02, unadjusted
Internal fetal monitoring, OR 6.7 (1.1 to 35.9), adjusted for maternal demographic characteristics, HCV RNA level, history of IVDU, and cigarette smoking during pregnancy.
McMenamin, 2008266
Fair
23bInfant HCV RNA+: 0/11 (0%)
Infant not tested for HCV: 12
RR not calculated
European Paediatric Hepatitis C Virus Network (Pembrey), 2001261
Good
724aYes vs. no:
11/93 (11.8%) vs. 58/631 (9.2%)
RR 1.24 (95% CI 0.70 to 2.20)
Total928

CI = confidence interval; IVDU = intravenous drug use; HCV = hepatitis C virus; OR = odds ratio; RR = relative risk

a

0% HIV coinfected.

b

5.9% HIV coinfected in overall sample of 441.

c

Unadjusted unless otherwise indicated.

From: Results

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Screening for Hepatitis C Virus Infection in Adults [Internet].
Comparative Effectiveness Reviews, No. 69.
Chou R, Cottrell EB, Wasson N, et al.

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