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Changes in serum immunoreactive erythropoietin during the menstrual cycle and normal pregnancy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6838789     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Immunoreactive erythropoietin was estimated in samples of serum collected during the follicular and luteal phases of the menstrual cycle in seven women and in sera collected sequentially throughout normal pregnancy in these and three other women. Estimates of serum erythropoietin during the follicular and luteal phases of the menstrual cycle were almost identical. During pregnancy in all 10 subjects serum erythropoietin increased at some time after 8 weeks gestation. These changes were not related to other endocrine values, to indicators of haematological and renal function or to infant birthweight except that changes in serum erythropoietin and placental lactogen were related (P less than 0.00001). In one other woman treated over 17 weeks of pregnancy with continuous intravenous infusion of salbutamol, erythropoietin levels were within the range found in normal pregnancies.
P M Cotes; C E Canning; T Lind
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  British journal of obstetrics and gynaecology     Volume:  90     ISSN:  0306-5456     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Obstet Gynaecol     Publication Date:  1983 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1983-06-23     Completed Date:  1983-06-23     Revised Date:  2005-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7503752     Medline TA:  Br J Obstet Gynaecol     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  304-11     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Albuterol / therapeutic use
Erythropoietin / blood*
Obstetric Labor, Premature / prevention & control
Reg. No./Substance:
11096-26-7/Erythropoietin; 18559-94-9/Albuterol

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