Staphylococcus aureus causing chorioamnionitis and fetal death with intact membranes at term. A case report.

@article{Negishi1998StaphylococcusAC,
  title={Staphylococcus aureus causing chorioamnionitis and fetal death with intact membranes at term. A case report.},
  author={Hiroaki Negishi and Torahiro Matsuda and Kazuaki Okuyama and Satoshi Sutoh and Yoshio Fujioka and Shin Fujimoto},
  journal={The Journal of reproductive medicine},
  year={1998},
  volume={43 4},
  pages={397-400}
}
BACKGROUND Neonatal infection without premature rupture of amniotic membranes occurs in 1-2% of births. The prevalence of membrane inflammation among term births is approximately 10%. There has been only one case report of Staphylococcus aureus as the cause of chorioamnionitis with intact membranes. CASE A 24-year-old woman was admitted at 38 weeks of pregnancy with labor pains. On admission, she had a slight fever of 37.8 degrees C, but the other physical findings were within normal limits… CONTINUE READING