Successful treatment of preterm labour by eradication of Ureaplasma urealyticum with erythromycin

M. Mazor, W. Chaim, S. Horowitz, J. R. Leiberman, M. Glezerman

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Abstract

Ureaplasma urealyticum was detected in the amniotic cavity of a woman with premature contractions at 32 weeks of pregnancy. Treatment with Erythromycin base was instituted for a period of ten days. Amniotic fluid analysis performed 48 hours after discontinuation of antibiotic treatment revealed sterile amniotic fluid. The pregnancy continued uneventfully until 39 weeks.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)215-218
Number of pages4
JournalArchives of Gynecology and Obstetrics
Volume253
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Dec 1993

Keywords

  • Amniocentesis
  • Erythromycin
  • Intraamniotic infection
  • Intrauterine treatment
  • Preterm labor
  • Ureaplasma urealyticum

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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