AH1N1v infection in pregnancy


Project Name

AH1N1v infection in pregnancy, risk factors and vaccine exposure.


2009- 2011

Project Collaborators

Laura Yates

Simon Thomas

UKTeratology Service




Project Description


 UKTIS has been commissioned by the National Institute for Health Research to carry out a research project during the current swine flu (influenza H1N1) outbreak to learn more about the effects of swine flu, it’s treatment and prevention for both the mother and baby

This study was designed to assess rates of and risk factors for adverse outcomes following AH1N1v infection in pregnancy and to assess the adverse effects of the antiviral drugs and vaccines used in prevention and management. 

Key Outputs

L Yates, M Pierce, S Stephens, AC Mill, P Spark, JJ Kurinczuk, M Valappil, P Brocklehurst, SHL Thomas and M Knight (2010) Influenza A/H1N1v in pregnancy: an investigation of the characteristics and management of affected women and the relationship to pregnancy outcomes for mother and infant. Health Technology Assessment 14(34) 109-182.