Intra-amniotic infection

An intra-amniotic infection (IAI) is a bacterial infection of the amniotic sac and the surrounding amniotic fluid. An IAI is extremely dangerous to both the mother and fetus and is the most common cause of premature labor. ...
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Intra-amniotic Infection

Infection of the amniotic fluid with a variet of microorganisms. The infection may occur after the membranes have ruptured or it can occur while the membranes are still intact. Common symptoms that may be seen with the infection include fever, uterine tenderness and foul smelling amniotic fluid. Synonym(s): Amniotic Fluid Infection
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