Levels of total ascorbic acid, histamine and prostaglandins E2 and F2 alpha in the maternal antecubital and foetal umbilical vein blood immediately following the normal human delivery.

  • Sudhir C. Sharma
  • Published 1982 in
    International journal for vitamin and nutrition…

Abstract

Concentrations of total ascorbic acid (AA), histamine and prostaglandins (PGs) E2 and F2 alpha in the maternal antecubital vein and the foetal umbilical vein blood immediately following the normal vaginal delivery have been estimated. The results demonstrate that umbilical blood contains 1.5 to 2.7 times higher values of AA than the maternal blood. The… (More)

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