Does recent sexual intercourse during pregnancy affect the results of the fetal fibronectin rapid test? A comparative prospective study.

@article{Faron2015DoesRS,
  title={Does recent sexual intercourse during pregnancy affect the results of the fetal fibronectin rapid test? A comparative prospective study.},
  author={Gilles Faron and Ronald Buyl and Walter Foulon},
  journal={Journal of perinatal medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={43 4},
  pages={403-8}
}
OBJECTIVE We conducted a prospective comparative cohort study to determinate the influence of coitus on quantitative fetal fibronectin test results under normal pregnancy conditions. We also compared values obtained in cervical and vaginal secretions. METHODS In a population of women with normal singleton pregnancies between 22 and 28 weeks gestation, we have performed (cervical and vaginal) quantitative fetal fibronectin tests in two separate groups classified according to timing after… CONTINUE READING