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Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Volume 13, Issue 3, Pages 179-181
http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10647440500068321

Maternal C-Reactive Protein for Detection of Chorioamnionitis: an Appraisal

Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok 10330, Thailand

Received 9 April 2004; Accepted 11 October 2004

Copyright © 2005 Hindawi Publishing Corporation. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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