The unique immunological and microbial aspects of pregnancy

17:05 EDT 19 Jun 2017 | Nature Publishing

Although healthy pregnancies were traditionally considered to require an anti-inflammatory state, emerging evidence suggests that inflammation is important for a healthy pregnancy. Here, the authors discuss how the immune response varies throughout the main stages of pregnancy, and they consider how bacterial and viral infections can affect immune responses at the maternal–fetal interface.

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