Polymorphism in intron 2 of the interleukin-1 receptor antagonist gene, local midtrimester cytokine response to vaginal flora, and subsequent preterm birth Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Premature Birth
  • Sialoglycoproteins
  • Vaginosis, Bacterial

abstract

  • IL1RN * 2 carriage was associated with a blunted proinflammatory interleukin-1beta response to abnormal vaginal flora. This property may decrease susceptibility to infection-related preterm birth.

publication date

  • October 2004

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.ajog.2004.05.074

PubMed ID

  • 15507961

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1324

end page

  • 30

volume

  • 191

number

  • 4