Treatment of asymptomatic vaginal candidiasis in pregnancy to prevent preterm birth: an open-label pilot randomized controlled trial

@article{Roberts2011TreatmentOA,
  title={Treatment of asymptomatic vaginal candidiasis in pregnancy to prevent preterm birth: an open-label pilot randomized controlled trial},
  author={C. Roberts and Kristen R Rickard and G. Kotsiou and J. Morris},
  journal={BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth},
  year={2011},
  volume={11},
  pages={18 - 18}
}
  • C. Roberts, Kristen R Rickard, +1 author J. Morris
  • Published 2011
  • Medicine
  • BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth
  • BackgroundAlthough the connection between ascending infection and preterm birth is undisputed, research focused on finding effective treatments has been disappointing. However evidence that eradication of Candida in pregnancy may reduce the risk of preterm birth is emerging. We conducted a pilot study to assess the feasibility of conducting a large randomized controlled trial to determine whether treatment of asymptomatic candidiasis in early pregnancy reduces the incidence of preterm birth… CONTINUE READING
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