Causative Pathways of Preterm Delivery1

Fetal fibronectin is the single common biochemical marker for all 4 mechanisms of preterm birth.

CRH = corticotropin-releasing hormone, CSF = cerebrospinal fluid, E1 = estrone, E2 = estradiol, E3 = estriol, FasL = Fas ligand, HPA = hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal, IL = interleukin, jct = junction, OT = oxytocin, PG = prostaglandin, PPROM = preterm premature rupture of membrane, TNF = tumor necrosis factor

Reference

  1. Lockwood CJ, Kuczynski E. Risk stratification and pathological mechanisms in preterm delivery. Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol. 2001;15(suppl 2):78-89.
 

This link will take you to the information intended for healthcare professionals outside of the United States. Because these pages concern the international distribution activities of the QuikCheckTM fFN Test, which are not necessarily governed by US law, contents of the international pages may contain information that does not pertain to US users, including certain products that may not be cleared or approved by US Food & Drug Administration for promotion or sale in the United States. Click “Continue” to proceed, or click “Cancel” to remain in the US site.

Caution: The QuikCheck fFNTest is not sold or offered for sale in the United States or Canada.

ContinueCancel

 

You Are Leaving a Hologic Website

Hologic, Inc. does not review nor control the content on non-Hologic websites. This link does not constitute an endorsement by Hologic of the content of the site you are about to visit. Hologic privacy procedures do not apply to the owners of a non-Hologic website.

ContinueCancel