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- Song, Tiejun, et al. Show all 8 Authors
- Infection, genetics, and evolution 2019 v.68 pp. 172-176
- Ureaplasma; amniotic fluid; pathogens; phylogeny; placenta; premature birth; umbilical cord; women
- ... Ureaplasma spp. is gaining recognition as an important pathogen associated with preterm birth (PTB) and preterm pre-labour rupture of membranes (PPROM). The aim of this study was to investigate the clonality of this organism in maternal/neonatal pairs with PTB or pre-labour rupture of membranes (PROM) or PPROM and the association between sub-groups and PPROM. In total, 50 of 93 maternal/neonatal p ...