Author | Vanessa E. Torbenson, MD, FACOG


Fetal Fibronectin: The Benefits of a High Negative Predictive Value in Management of Preterm Labor

September 15, 2017


The clinical diagnosis of preterm labor (PTL) has up to a 50% false-positive rate, often leading to unnecessary hospitalizations and interventions. What objective tools can clinicians use to accurately diagnose true PTL - and reduce the drain on resources and overexposure to treatments?