publication . Other literature type . Article . 2018

Chorioamnionitis

Ioannis K. Thanasas;
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  • Published: 23 Dec 2018
  • Publisher: Zenodo
Abstract
Chorioamnionitis is a serious complication of the pregnancy. The ascending microbial infection from the vagina to the amniotic cavity, seems to be the main mechanism of causing an intra-amniotic infection. The most common microbes are the E Coli, aerobic and anaerobic streptococcus, anaerobic staphylococcus and the bacteria that are responsible for sexually transmitted diseases. Diagnosis of chorioamnionitis is challenging, as clinical signs and symptoms are not specific. Fever is a dominant clinical feature, followed by maternal and fetal tachycardia, sensitivity to the uterine palpation, odorous vaginal secretion and leukocytosis. Early diagnosis and initiatio...
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free text keywords: Chorioamnionitis, Bacteria, ascending infection, fever, leukocytosis, antibiotics, complications
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