Chorioamnionitis: implications for the neonate.

Abstract

Chorioamnionitis (CA) is characterized by inflammation of the fetal membranes. The incidence increases with decreasing gestational age at birth. When suspected on clinical criteria, pathologic assessment of the placenta should be performed. Although the mechanisms are not entirely clear, CA predisposes to premature birth, neonatal sepsis, and… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.clp.2014.10.011

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