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 Peter Diamond, John S. Kenney, Marcelo Ramirez, Paul L. Fidel, Yoram Sorokin, David Cotton, Pravinkumar Sehgal

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281 Citations (Scopus)
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)805-816
Number of pages12
JournalAmerican Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Volume169
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1993
Externally publishedYes

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Infectious Pregnancy Complications
Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections
Phenazines
Predictive Value of Tests
Gentian Violet
Chorioamnionitis
Extraembryonic Membranes
Amniocentesis
Premature Obstetric Labor
Third Pregnancy Trimester
Second Pregnancy Trimester
Amniotic Fluid
Pregnancy Outcome
Leukocyte Count
Interleukin-6
Parturition
Staining and Labeling
Cytokines
Morbidity
Glucose

Keywords

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

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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

In: American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Vol. 169, No. 4, 01.01.1993, p. 805-816.

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Romero, Roberto ; Yoon, Bo Hyun ; Mazor, Moshe ; Gomez, Ricardo ; Diamond, Michael Peter ; Kenney, John S. ; Ramirez, Marcelo ; Fidel, Paul L. ; Sorokin, Yoram ; Cotton, David ; Sehgal, Pravinkumar. / 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. In: American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 1993 ; Vol. 169, No. 4. pp. 805-816.
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