Intrapartum fever

Known as: Intrapartum Pyrexia, Maternal fever during labor 
Elevated body temperature greater than or equal to 38C (100.4F) after the onset of labor but prior to the delivery of the fetus.(NICHD)
National Institutes of Health

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2009
2009
OBJECTIVE To assess antenatal and intrapartum risk factors for seizures occurring during the birth admission. STUDY DESIGN… (More)
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2006
2006
OBJECTIVE To evaluate and compare interobserver variation in interpretation of intrapartum cardiotocograms. SUBJECTS Fifteen… (More)
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2003
2003
OBJECTIVE This study was undertaken to determine whether intrapartum fevers at term are associated with markers of acute… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
OBJECTIVE Early-onset neonatal seizures are a strong predictor of later morbidity and mortality in term infants. Although an… (More)
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2000
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2000
OBJECTIVE Much of fever during term labor may not be infectious but rather a consequence of the use of epidural analgesia… (More)
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2000
2000
The objective of this paper is to determine whether or not epidural analgesia is an independent risk factor for intrapartum fever… (More)
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1999
1999
OBJECTIVE To assess whether epidural analgesia is associated with fever, independent of maternal infection, by evaluating the… (More)
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1997
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1997
OBJECTIVE Although several studies have documented an increase in maternal temperature associated with use of epidural analgesia… (More)
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1983
Highly Cited
1983
To determine the value of prenatal cultures in defining maternal colonization status at delivery, 5,586 pregnant women were… (More)
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1983
1983
The effect of intrapartum ampicillin treatment on vertical transmission of group B streptococci (GBS) was examined in 575… (More)
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