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Neurocognitive and Social-Communicative Function of Children Born Very Preterm at 10 years of Age: Associations with Microorganisms Recovered from the Placenta Parenchyma

Citation

Tomlinson, Martha Scott; Santos, Hudson P., Jr.; Stewart, Jill R.; Joseph, Robert; Leviton, Alan; Onderdonk, Andrew B.; Kuban, Karl C. K.; Heeren, Timothy; O'Shea, T. Michael; & Fry, Rebecca C., et al. (2020). Neurocognitive and Social-Communicative Function of Children Born Very Preterm at 10 years of Age: Associations with Microorganisms Recovered from the Placenta Parenchyma. Journal of Perinatology, 40(2), 306-15. PMCID: PMC6985019

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: Infection of the placenta has been associated with preterm birth as well as neurocognitive impairment. This study aimed to determine whether specific bacterial species in the placenta of extremely preterm pregnancies are associated with neurological deficits later in life.

URL

http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41372-019-0505-8

Reference Type

Journal Article

Journal Title

Journal of Perinatology

Author(s)

Tomlinson, Martha Scott
Santos, Hudson P., Jr.
Stewart, Jill R.
Joseph, Robert
Leviton, Alan
Onderdonk, Andrew B.
Kuban, Karl C. K.
Heeren, Timothy
O'Shea, T. Michael
Fry, Rebecca C.
Elgan Study Investigators

Year Published

2020

Volume Number

40

Issue Number

2

Pages

306-15

PMCID

PMC6985019

Reference ID

12662