Infection and labor. VII. Microbial invasion of the amniotic cavity in spontaneous rupture of membranes at term

Roberto Romero*, Moshe Mazor, Rafaella Morrotti, Cecilia Avila, Enrique Oyarzun, Alvaro Insunza, Manuel Parra, Ernesto Behnke, Francisco Montiel, Gail H. Cassell

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)129-133
Number of pages5
JournalAmerican Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Issue number1 PART 1
StatePublished - Jan 1992
Externally publishedYes


  • Gram stain
  • Rupture of membranes
  • amniotic fluid
  • chorioamnionitis
  • intraamniotic infection
  • limulus amebocyte lysate

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