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Probiotics for preventing preterm labour

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, January 2007
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (98th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (89th percentile)

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Title
Probiotics for preventing preterm labour
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, January 2007
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd005941.pub2
Pubmed ID
Authors

Mohammad Othman, Zarko Alfirevic, James P Neilson

Abstract

Preterm birth causes 60% to 80% of neonatal deaths. Survivors can experience life-long complications. The risk of preterm labour in the presence of maternal infection is thought to be 30% to 50%. Probiotics are defined as live micro-organisms which, when administered in an adequate amount, confer a health benefit on the host. They have been shown to displace and kill pathogens and modulate the immune response by interfering with the inflammatory cascade that leads to preterm labour and delivery. During pregnancy, local treatment restoring normal vaginal flora and acidity without systemic effects could be preferable to other treatment in preventing preterm labour.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Ethiopia 1 <1%
South Africa 1 <1%
Ireland 1 <1%
United States 1 <1%
Unknown 130 97%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 24 18%
Student > Ph. D. Student 21 16%
Student > Master 20 15%
Researcher 18 13%
Unspecified 18 13%
Other 33 25%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 66 49%
Unspecified 23 17%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 9 7%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 8 6%
Psychology 8 6%
Other 20 15%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 47. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 27 September 2019.
All research outputs
#376,728
of 13,600,099 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#1,066
of 10,663 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#3,623
of 210,416 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#50
of 475 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 13,600,099 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 97th percentile: it's in the top 5% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
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