Reproductive history and intrapartum fever.

  title={Reproductive history and intrapartum fever.},
  author={Dieter Stuerchler and François M{\'e}n{\'e}goz and Janet R. Daling},
  journal={Gynecologic and obstetric investigation},
  volume={21 4},
Washington State Birth Registry data of the years 1980-1982 of 803 women with intrapartum fever, who gave birth to a singleton, and of 1,714 control women without such diagnosis selected at random from the child-bearing population were studied for risk factors and maternal and neonatal outcome variables. Cases were significantly more often less than 21 years old, nonwhite, unmarried, nulligravid, and nulliparous than controls, and had significantly shorter gestational ages and longer birth… CONTINUE READING