Placental infection with human papillomavirus is associated with spontaneous preterm delivery.

@article{Gmez2008PlacentalIW,
  title={Placental infection with human papillomavirus is associated with spontaneous preterm delivery.},
  author={L M Mar{\'i}n G{\'o}mez and Yu-ping Ma and C Ho and Cindy M. McGrath and Deborah Nelson and Samuel Parry},
  journal={Human reproduction},
  year={2008},
  volume={23 3},
  pages={709-15}
}
BACKGROUND We sought to determine if human papillomavirus (HPV) infection of extravillous trophoblast cells reduces cell invasion and if placental infection is associated with adverse reproductive outcomes attributed to placental dysfunction. METHODS We conducted apoptosis and invasion assays using extravillous trophoblast (HTR-8/SVneo) cells that were… CONTINUE READING