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RESEARCH ARTICLE

Association of Low Maternal Plasma Glucose after Oral Glucose Challenge Test with Small for Gestational Age Neonate

Pratap Kumar, Rajeshwari G Bhat, KV Bhagya

Citation Information : Kumar P, Bhat RG, Bhagya K. Association of Low Maternal Plasma Glucose after Oral Glucose Challenge Test with Small for Gestational Age Neonate. Int J Infertil Fetal Med 2012; 3 (1):22-25.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10016-1035

Published Online: 00-04-2012

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2012; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Aims and objectives

To study the association of low maternal plasma sugar with birth weight and neonatal morbidity.

Materials and methods

Glucose challenge test was performed in low risk women, the birth weight and neonatal morbidities were compared between women with low GCT (<88 mg/dl) and normal GCT (88-139 mg/dl).

Results

Incidence of small for gestational age (<2500 gm) was significantly more in women with low GCT (17.3% vs 7.3%), but difference in NICU admission between the two groups was not significant statistically.

Conclusion

Prevalence of small for gestational age neonate was significantly higher in women with low GCT compared to women with normal GCT.

How to cite this article

Bhat RG, Bhagya KV, Kumar P. Association of Low Maternal Plasma Glucose after Oral Glucose Challenge Test with Small for Gestational Age Neonate. Int J Infertility Fetal Med 2012;3(1):22-25.


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