Published in Women's Health Weekly, March 6th, 2003
Results from the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded study are published in the Journal of Infectious Diseases.
The study found that U. urealyticum was present in the amniotic fluid of 11.4% of the 254 enrolled women, all of whom were healthy and in their second trimester of pregnancy. Of the women who tested positive for the microbe, 58.6% went on to have preterm labor, compared to 4.4% of women who tested negative. ...
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