[Predicating imminent preterm labour based on a determination of foetal fibronectin in a vaginal smear].

OBJECTIVE To determine the prognostic value of foetal fibronectin and cervical length for predicting imminent preterm labour among Dutch women, who in the Netherlands normally undergo a digital examination of the cervix prior to referral to a hospital or university medical centre. DESIGN Prospective observational cohort study. METHODS Pregnant women… CONTINUE READING