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Periodontal pathogens in the placenta and membranes in term and preterm birth

McCuaig, Ruth; Wong, Diana; Gardiner, Fergus; Rawlinson, William; Dahlstrom, Jane; Robson, Stephen


Introduction: Preterm birth is a common cause of adverse neonatal and childhood outcomes. It is commonly associated with infection of the maternal-fetal interface. The relationship between periodontitis and preterm labour is controversial. Methods: Control placental tissues from uncomplicated term births were compared with those from spontaneous preterm births for incidence of common periodontal bacteria. A chi-square analysis was used to compare the populations, with significance determined...[Show more]

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Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: Placenta
DOI: 10.1016/j.placenta.2018.06.310


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