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Table 3 Aetiologies of PP in relation to day of onset postpartum, DGH 2017–2018, Cameroon

From: Determinants and aetiologies of postpartum pyrexia; a retrospective analysis in a tertiary health facility in the Littoral Region of Cameroon

CausesDay of Onset of Postpartum
Day 1 to 3Day 4 to 6Day 7 to 10
Malaria6640
UTI (pyelonephritis)2350
Pneumonia760
Endometritis5213
Acute appendicitis200
CS wound infection220
Typhoid fever200
Vaginal candidiasis200
Bacterial vaginosis100
Perineal wound infection023
Venous thromboembolism002
TOTAL1102118