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Vaginal microbiota and cytokine levels predict preterm delivery in Asian women

Abstract:

Preterm birth (PTB) is the most common cause of neonatal morbidity and mortality worldwide. Approximately half of PTBs is linked with microbial etiologies, including pathologic changes to the vaginal microbiota, which vary according to ethnicity. Globally more than 50% of PTBs occur in Asia, but studies of the vaginal microbiome and its association with pregnancy outcomes in Asian women are lacking. This study aimed to longitudinally analyzed the vaginal microbiome and cytokine environment of...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.3389/fcimb.2021.639665

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Publisher:
Frontiers Media Publisher's website
Journal:
Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology Journal website
Volume:
11
Article number:
639665
Place of publication:
Switzerland
Publication date:
2021-03-04
Acceptance date:
2021-01-28
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EISSN:
2235-2988
Pmid:
33747983
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1167910
Local pid:
pubs:1167910
Deposit date:
2021-04-29

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