The diagnostic and prognostic value of amniotic fluid white blood cell count, glucose, interleukin-6, and Gram stain in patients with preterm labor and intact membranes

Roberto Romero, Bo Hyun Yoon, Moshe Mazor, Ricardo Gomez, Michael P. Diamond, John S. Kenney, Marcelo Ramirez, Paul L. Fidel, Yoram Sorokin, David Cotton, Pravinkumar Sehgal

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    333 Scopus citations
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)805-816
    Number of pages12
    JournalAmerican Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
    Volume169
    Issue number4
    DOIs
    StatePublished - 1 Jan 1993

    Keywords

    • amniocentesis
    • amniotic fluid
    • cytokines
    • glucose
    • interleukin-6
    • parturition
    • perinatal morbidity
    • Preterm labor
    • white blood cell count

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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