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 Peter Diamond, Peter Baumann, Heriberto Araneda, John S. Kenney, David B. Cotton, Pravinkumar Sehgal

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297 Citations (Scopus)
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)839-851
Number of pages13
JournalAmerican Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Volume169
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1993
Externally publishedYes

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Infectious Pregnancy Complications
Infant, Premature, Diseases
Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections
Premature Rupture Fetal Membranes
Phenazines
False Positive Reactions
Gentian Violet
Chorioamnionitis
Amniocentesis
Premature Obstetric Labor
Infant Mortality
Amniotic Fluid
Pregnancy Outcome
Leukocyte Count
Proportional Hazards Models
Interleukin-6
Regression Analysis
Newborn Infant
Staining and Labeling
Cytokines

Keywords

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

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  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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

In: American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Vol. 169, No. 4, 01.01.1993, p. 839-851.

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Romero, Roberto ; Yoon, Bo Hyun ; Mazor, Moshe ; Gomez, Ricardo ; Gonzalez, Rogelio ; Diamond, Michael Peter ; Baumann, Peter ; Araneda, Heriberto ; Kenney, John S. ; Cotton, David B. ; Sehgal, Pravinkumar. / 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. In: American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 1993 ; Vol. 169, No. 4. pp. 839-851.
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