Vaginal and urinary cytology and blood hormonal examinations in patients with premature rupture of membranes.

@article{Bercovici1980VaginalAU,
  title={Vaginal and urinary cytology and blood hormonal examinations in patients with premature rupture of membranes.},
  author={Bruno Bercovici and Harold J. Yaffe and Sydney Joelson Segal},
  journal={Acta cytologica},
  year={1980},
  volume={24 3},
  pages={
          208-11
        }
}
Vaginal smears and urinary sediments of 29 pregnant women in their third trimester with premature rupture of membranes (PRM) were examined. Plasma radioimmunoassays (RIA) for estriol, human chorionic gonadotropin, human placental lactogen and progesterone were performed. Twenty-three normal pregnant women in the third trimester, serving as controls, underwent the same examinations. The vaginal smears and urinary sediments were evaluated as reflecting disturbed, slightly disturbed and normal… CONTINUE READING

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