Obstetrics & Gynaecology – MCQ 34 – Hepatitis with highest maternal mortality

With which of the following types of viral hepatitis infection in pregnancy, the maternal mortality is the highest?
a) Hepatitis A
b) Hepatitis B
c) Hepatitis C
d) Hepatitis E

Correct answer : d) Hepatitis E

Hepatitis E infection in pregnancy results in mortality rates upto 20%.

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