Maternal serum granulocyte colony-stimulating factor levels and spontaneous preterm birth.


OBJECTIVE Preterm birth (PTB) remains a cause of substantial morbidity with an elusive etiology. Previous studies suggested an association of PTB with elevated serum levels of granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G-CSF) at 28 weeks gestation. G-CSF, a hematopoietic cytokine, mediates the increase in leukocytes in pregnancy and may play a role in… (More)
DOI: 10.1089/jwh.2008.0883


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