TABLE 2.

Bacterial characteristics and cause of early delivery for the preterm birth group

PatientGestational wk at deliveryPresence ofb:Cause of preterm deliverya
M. genitaliumM. hominisU. parvumU. urealyticum
111Miscarriage
211+Miscarriage
312+Miscarriage
413+Miscarriage
515+Miscarriage
624+Fetal death
726+PROM
827+PROM
928+FSUA
1029+PROM
1130+PROM
1230++Fetal growth restriction
1330+Preeclampsia
1431+PROM
1531+FSUA
1631FSUA
1732+Intrauterine infection
1832++FSUA
1933+PROM
2033+PROM
2133+FSUA
  • a PROM, premature rupture of the membranes; FSUA, failure to suppress uterine activity.

  • b +, present; −, absent.