Accurate Prediction of the Stage of Histological Chorioamnionitis before Delivery by Amniotic Fluid IL-8 Level.

OBJECTIVE To estimate the stage of histological chorioamnionitis (h-CAM) antenatally using clinical data. MATERIALS AND METHODS Four hundred and twenty-eight singleton mothers were recruited. Clinical data including the levels of white blood cell count (WBC), C-reactive protein (CRP), amniotic fluid interleukin-8 (AF-IL-8) at Cesarean section, and… CONTINUE READING