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What are the tests for infection from a retained fetus?

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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Maternal-Fetal Medicine 27 years experience
Cultures.: Blood and cervical cultures are useful to determine intraamniotic infection, however clinical criteria are sufficient to clinch the diagnosis and prompt expert medical care is required in those cases.
Last updated Jun 27, 2012
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