Amniotic fluid lamellar body count and its sensitivity and specificity in evaluating of fetal lung maturity.

This prospective study was designed to perform lamellar body count of amniotic fluid to evaluate fetal lung maturity. Lamellar body counts of 80 amniotic fluid samples from 80 pregnant women (28-40 weeks of gestation) were evaluated. After delivery, each infant was evaluated for any evidence of respiratory distress syndrome. Standard clinical and… CONTINUE READING