Randomized placental and cord blood sampling culture in women with preterm and term labour to detect infection.

  • A A Farraj
  • Published 2000 in
    Eastern Mediterranean health journal = La revue…


Placental tissue and cord blood from women with preterm and term labour were examined for microorganisms and compared in this randomized prospective study. Of 100 women who delivered during a 12-month period, 50 had preterm labour and 50 had term labour. Samples were taken under sterile conditions for routine culture of anaerobic and aerobic bacteria… (More)


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