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Chorioamnionitis

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Cultures: Blood, amniotic fluid and cervical cultures are useful to determine intraamniotic infection, however clinical criteria are sufficient to clinch the di ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Jesurun
47 years experience Neonatology
Not sure: Chorioamnionitis occurs in 1-4% of deliveries. I take care of infants born to mothers with this condition and give them antibiotics for at least 2 da ... Read More
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Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
Chorioamnionitis...: ...Is a bacterial infection of the "water" in which the baby is immersed during gestation. Because this "water" goes all through the lungs and the GI ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
51 years experience Internal Medicine
See below: Chorioamnionitis(C) occurs in 0.5%-10% of all births. Women who have had C previously are at twice the normal risk of having it again in a subsequent ... Read More

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