The Preterm Prediction Study: association between cervical interleukin 6 concentration and spontaneous preterm birth. National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Maternal-Fetal Medicine Units Network.

@article{Goepfert2001ThePP,
  title={The Preterm Prediction Study: association between cervical interleukin 6 concentration and spontaneous preterm birth. National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Maternal-Fetal Medicine Units Network.},
  author={Alice Reeves Goepfert and Robert L Goldenberg and William W. Andrews and John C. Hauth and Brian M. Mercer and Jay D. Iams and Paul J. Meis and Atef H Moawad and Elizabeth A. Thom and J. Peter Vandorsten and Steve N. Caritis and Gary R Thurnau and Menachem Miodovnik and Mitchell P. Dombrowski and James M Roberts and Donald McNellis},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={2001},
  volume={184 3},
  pages={483-8}
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to determine the interrelationship between cervical concentration of interleukin 6 and detection of fetal fibronectin and other risk factors for spontaneous preterm birth. STUDY DESIGN All patients with spontaneous preterm birth at <35 weeks' gestation (case patients; n = 125) and subjects matched for race, parity, and center delivered at > or = 37 weeks' gestation (n = 125; control subjects) were selected from women enrolled in the National Institute of… CONTINUE READING

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