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Pregnancy combined with severe pneumonia caused by Chlamydia psittaci infection — a case series and literature review

Zhifen Yang1, Shengpu Wang1, Dong Xing1, Huixin Zhang1
DOI: 10.5603/GP.a2021.0184
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  1. Department of Emergency, the Fourth Hospital of Hebei Medical University, Shijiazhuang, Hebei, China, China

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Keywords

Chlamydia psittaci; pregnancy combined with severe pneumonia; next generation sequencing

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Title

Pregnancy combined with severe pneumonia caused by Chlamydia psittaci infection — a case series and literature review

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Ginekologia Polska

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Ahead of Print

Article type

Clinical vignette

Published online

2021-09-27

DOI

10.5603/GP.a2021.0184

Keywords

Chlamydia psittaci
pregnancy combined with severe pneumonia
next generation sequencing

Authors

Zhifen Yang
Shengpu Wang
Dong Xing
Huixin Zhang

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