Which lab studies are indicated in febrile pregnant women with suspected chorioamnionitis?

Updated: May 08, 2018
  • Author: Fayez M Bany-Mohammed, MD; Chief Editor: Ted Rosenkrantz, MD  more...
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Testing in febrile pregnant women with suspected chorioamnionitis may include the following:

  • White blood cell (WBC) counts

  • C-reactive protein (CRP) levels

  • Alpha1-proteinase inhibitor (A1PI) complex measurement

  • Serum interleukin-6 (IL-6) or ferritin levels


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