The value of cord blood interleukin-6 levels for predicting chorioamnionitis, funisitis and neonatal infection in term premature rupture of membranes


Tasci Y., Dilbaz B., Onal B. U. , Caliskan E., Dilbaz S., Doganci L., ...More

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS GYNECOLOGY AND REPRODUCTIVE BIOLOGY, vol.128, pp.34-39, 2006 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

Abstract

Objective: The objective was to determine whether the interleukin-6 (IL-6) level in umbilical cord blood can be used for the prediction of histologic chorioamnionitis, funisitis, fetal membrane cultures and neonatal infection.