A comparative study of the diagnostic performance of amniotic fluid glucose, white blood cell count, interleukin-6, and Gram stain in the detection of microbial invasion in patients with preterm premature rupture of membranes

Roberto Romero, Bo Hyun Yoon, Moshe Mazor, Ricardo Gomez, Rogelio Gonzalez, Michael P. Diamond, Peter Baumann, Heriberto Araneda, John S. Kenney, David B. Cotton, Pravinkumar Sehgal

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157 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)839-851
Number of pages13
JournalAmerican journal of obstetrics and gynecology
Issue number4
StatePublished - Oct 1993
Externally publishedYes


  • Gram stain
  • Interleukin-6
  • amniotic fluid
  • cytokines
  • glucose concentration
  • preterm labor
  • preterm premature rupture of membranes
  • white blood cell count

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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