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FAQs on Fatal Infection and Medical Abortion - Summary

Published
November 30th, 2005
Type
Fact Sheet
Topic
STIs HIV Infectious Disease
Authors
Gynuity Health Projects, Reproductive Health Technologies Project
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Gynuity and colleagues compiled a series of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and their answers aimed at giving medical abortion providers and women’s health advocates the language to discuss the occurrence of severe infections caused by Clostridium sordellii following mifepristone-misoprostol medical abortion so they are able to present the science in an informed and responsible manner. This version summarized available information; a technical version is also available.