Vaginal Fetal Fibronectin Levels and Spontaneous Preterm Birth in Symptomatic Women

@article{Lu2001VaginalFF,
  title={Vaginal Fetal Fibronectin Levels and Spontaneous Preterm Birth in Symptomatic Women},
  author={George C. Lu and Robert L Goldenberg and Suzanne P. Cliver and Usha Seshadri Kreaden and William W. Andrews},
  journal={Obstetrics \& Gynecology},
  year={2001},
  volume={97},
  pages={225–228}
}

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