|a.||usually appears at 48 - 60 hours after delivery||False|
|b.||is usually due to breast engorgement||False|
|c.||is a notifiable disease||False|
|d.||is still a significant cause of maternal mortality||True|
|e.||is usually due to chlamydia||False|
Maternal infection is usually apparent within the first day or two of the puerperium.
It is most often due to genital tract or urinary infection.
It is no longer a notifiable disease, but the fact that it was is a reminder of how serious puerperal infection was for previous generations.
Maternal infection is a rare
cause of death in the
Remember it can be due to DVT!
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