The diagnostic and prognostic value of amniotic fluid white blood cell count, glucose, interleukin-6, and Gram stain in patients with preterm labor and intact membranes

Roberto Romero, Bo Hyun Yoon, Moshe Mazor, Ricardo Gomez, Michael P. Diamond, John S. Kenney, Marcelo Ramirez, Paul L. Fidel, Yoram Sorokin, David Cotton, Pravinkumar Sehgal

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337 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)805-816
Number of pages12
JournalAmerican journal of obstetrics and gynecology
Issue number4
StatePublished - Oct 1993
Externally publishedYes


  • Preterm labor
  • amniocentesis
  • amniotic fluid
  • cytokines
  • glucose
  • interleukin-6
  • parturition
  • perinatal morbidity
  • white blood cell count

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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