A disproportionate increase in IL-1β over IL-1ra in the cervicovaginal secretions of pregnant women with altered vaginal microflora correlates with preterm birth Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Cervix Uteri
  • Interleukin-1
  • Obstetric Labor, Premature
  • Vaginosis, Bacterial

abstract

  • A disproportionate increase in IL-1beta over IL-1ra in response to vaginal colonization with anaerobic Gram-negative rods and/or G. vaginalis at 18 to 22 weeks' gestation is associated with spontaneous preterm delivery.

publication date

  • May 2004

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 15167817

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1191

end page

  • 7

volume

  • 190

number

  • 5