Asymptomatic amniotic fluid invasion with Candida albicans in preterm premature rupture of membranes: Implications for obstetric and neonatal management

M. Mazor, W. Chaim, ES Shinwell, M. Glezerman

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Abstract

A case of asymptomatic intraamniotic infection with Candida albicans in a woman presenting with preterm premature rupture of membranes is reported. Active prenatal diagnostic procedures and prompt and accurate neonatal treatment (Amphotericin B) improved significantly the usually poor outcome of these pregnancies. 1993 Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)52-54
Number of pages3
JournalActa Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica
Volume72
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1993
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Candida albicans
  • amniocentesis
  • intraamniotic infection
  • preterm labor
  • preterm premature rupture of membranes

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