Volume 17, Number 9—September 2011
Role of Chlamydia trachomatis in Miscarriage
|Study group, patient no.
||C. trachomatis PCR
|235||2||0||8||+||–||+||+||+||Lymphocytes in chorion, acute endometritis|
|355||1||0||7||+||–||+||+||–||Polymorphonuclear cells in decidua|
|518||2||0||6||+||–||+||+||+||Subchorial fibrin, lymphocytes in decidua|
|564||5||2||12||+||+||+||+||+||Lymphocytes in decidua|
|568||2||1||6||-||–||+||–||–||Lymphocytes in decidua, hemorrhagic necrosis|
||Presence of eosinophils
|35||2†||1||37||+||–||+||+||–||Histiocytes, rare calcifications|
*Ig, immunoglobulin; IHC, Immunohistochemical analysis; +, positive; –, negative.
†One previous termination of pregnancy.
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