Erythromycin therapy for subclinical intrauterine infections in threatened preterm delivery--a preliminary report.


Evidence suggests that subclinical intrauterine infections which can be indicated by elevated maternal CRP-values may cause preterm labor and that Ureaplasma urealyticum might play a role in the pathogenesis of preterm delivery. Since these organisms are sensitive to erythromycin, 43 patients with threatened preterm labor were at the time of tocolysis… (More)


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