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Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Volume 2010, Article ID 583950, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2010/583950
Review Article

Obstetrician-Gynecologists and Perinatal Infections: A Review of Studies of the Collaborative Ambulatory Research Network (2005–2009)

1Research Department, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, 409 12th Street, SW, Washington, DC 20024, USA
2Department of Psychology, American University, 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20016, USA
3Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wayne State University School of Medicine, 6071 W. Outer Drive, Detroit, MI 48235, USA

Received 26 April 2010; Accepted 10 October 2010

Academic Editor: Gilbert Donders

Copyright © 2010 Meaghan A. Leddy et al. 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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