Intraamnial Infection

(Chorioamnionitis) Intra-amniotic infection (formerly known as chorioamnionitis) is an infection of the chorion, amnion, amniotic fluid and / or placenta. The infection increases the risk of obstetric complications and problems in the fetus and newborn. Symptoms include fever, sensitivity of the uterus, foul-smelling vaginal discharge as well as maternal and fetal tachycardia. The diagnosis is made on the basis of specific clinical criteria or in subclinical infection by analysis of…

September 3, 2018
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