Spontaneous early preterm labour associated with abnormal genital bacterial colonization.

@article{Lamont1986SpontaneousEP,
  title={Spontaneous early preterm labour associated with abnormal genital bacterial colonization.},
  author={Ronald F Lamont and David Taylor-Robinson and Mercy Jemima Newman and Jonathan S. Wigglesworth and M. G. Elder},
  journal={British journal of obstetrics and gynaecology},
  year={1986},
  volume={93 8},
  pages={804-10}
}
The association between infection and preterm labour was studied in 72 women in spontaneous preterm labour between 26 and 34 weeks gestation and in 26 control subjects having an elective caesarean section at the same gestational age. The genital microbial flora of each group was studied comprehensively and included mycoplasmas, chlamydiae, ureaplasmas and anaerobes. Subsequent neonatal infection and chorioamnionitis was also studied. Abnormal bacterial colonization, the presence of ureaplasmas… CONTINUE READING

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