Chorioamnionitis and the prognosis for term infants.


OBJECTIVE To assess the effects of clinical chorioamnionitis and labor complications on short-term neonatal morbidity, including seizures. METHODS This was a retrospective cohort study of all live-born term infants who weighed more than 2500 g delivered between 1988 and 1997 at Parkland Memorial Hospital, Dallas, Texas. Infant outcomes were compared… (More)


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