[Maternal serum cytokines in labor, pregnancy and chorioamnionitis].

UNLABELLED The purpose of our study was to compare maternal serum levels of interleukin-6, interleukin-8, tumor necrosis factor-alpha and interferon-gamma in gravidities, during spontaneous term and preterm labor and their relation to histologic chorioamnionitis. METHODS We investigated 61 women: 10 in preterm labor, 36 in term labor and 15 healthy… CONTINUE READING