Association of clinical intra-amniotic infection and meconium.

  title={Association of clinical intra-amniotic infection and meconium.},
  author={Tony S Wen and Nancy L. Eriksen and Jorge D. Blanco and J. M. Graham and Bryan T. Oshiro and Juan Antonio Prieto},
  journal={American journal of perinatology},
  volume={10 6},
The objective of this study was to determine the rate of intra-amniotic infection in patients with meconium-stained amniotic fluid compared to controls. With a retrospective case-controlled study design, we compared 100 pregnant women with meconium to 100 pregnant women without meconium for the development of intra-amniotic infection. Patients delivered between September 1 and December 31, 1990. Exclusion criteria were active infection prior to labor or antibiotic use within the 7 days prior to… CONTINUE READING


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