A comparative study of the diagnostic performance of amniotic fluid glucose, white blood cell count, interleukin-6, and Gram stain in the detection of microbial invasion in patients with preterm premature rupture of membranes

Roberto Romero, Bo Hyun Yoon, Moshe Mazor, Ricardo Gomez, Rogelio Gonzalez, Michael P. Diamond, Peter Baumann, Heriberto Araneda, John S. Kenney, David B. Cotton, Pravinkumar Sehgal

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    374 Scopus citations
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)839-851
    Number of pages13
    JournalAmerican Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
    Issue number4
    StatePublished - 1 Jan 1993


    • Gram stain
    • Interleukin-6
    • amniotic fluid
    • cytokines
    • glucose concentration
    • preterm labor
    • preterm premature rupture of membranes
    • white blood cell count

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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