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Biochemical markers for the prediction of preterm delivery.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18063106     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Preterm delivery is the largest contributor to perinatal morbidity and mortality throughout the world. In the United States, nearly 1 in every 8 infants is born prematurely. Although a portion of these births are indicated preterm deliveries, the frequency of spontaneous preterm birth has remained largely constant over the past 50 years.
John D Yeast; George Lu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinics in perinatology     Volume:  34     ISSN:  0095-5108     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Perinatol     Publication Date:  2007 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-12-07     Completed Date:  2008-02-06     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7501306     Medline TA:  Clin Perinatol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  573-86, vi     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Missouri-Kansas City, 2301 Holmes, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Biological Markers / metabolism
Chorionic Gonadotropin, beta Subunit, Human / metabolism
Corticotropin-Releasing Hormone / metabolism
Estriol / metabolism
Fetus / metabolism
Fibronectins / metabolism
Obstetric Labor, Premature / metabolism,  prevention & control
Premature Birth / metabolism*
Saliva / metabolism
alpha-Fetoproteins / metabolism
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Biological Markers; 0/Chorionic Gonadotropin, beta Subunit, Human; 0/Fibronectins; 0/alpha-Fetoproteins; 50-27-1/Estriol; 9015-71-8/Corticotropin-Releasing Hormone

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