Specimen Type - Meconium

Known as: Meconium 
The newborn's first intestinal discharge. It is a dark-green, thick substance composed of mucus, intestinal secretions, hair, and intestinal mucosa… (More)
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1948-2017
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2014
Highly Cited
2014
BACKGROUND Preterm birth is the second leading cause of death in children under the age of five years worldwide, but the etiology… (More)
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2013
2013
OBJECTIVES This study was aimed to assess the diversity of the meconium microbiome and determine if the bacterial community is… (More)
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2005
2005
OBJECTIVE To develop a laboratory marker to identify newborns exposed to alcohol. STUDY DESIGN Meconium was collected from 30… (More)
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2002
2002
OBJECTIVE The primary objective was to determine whether environmental pollutants, specifically lead (Pb), cadmium (Cd), mercury… (More)
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2002
2002
OBJECTIVE To describe changes in neonatal and obstetric practices that may have contributed to the decreasing incidence of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to describe drug use by pregnant women participating in the 4-site Maternal Lifestyle… (More)
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2000
2000
Meconium aspiration syndrome (MAS) is a major cause of newborn mortality and morbidity. In this study we investigated the… (More)
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1999
1999
BACKGROUND Fetal alcohol syndrome, fetal alcohol effects, alcohol-related neurodevelopmental disorder, and alcohol-related birth… (More)
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1989
1989
Meconium specimens (first 3 days' stool) obtained from 20 infants of drug-dependent mothers and five control infants were… (More)
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1988
1988
Obstetric cholestasis has been associated with a high incidence of stillbirth and perinatal complications. Between 1975 and 1984… (More)
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