Screening circulating proteins to identify biomarkers of fetal macrosomia.
AuthorCruickshank, T; Kaitu'u-Lino, TJ; Cannon, P; Harper, A; Nguyen, T-V; Dane, KM; Middleton, AL; Kyritsis, VP; Hastie, R; Tong, S; ...
Source TitleBMC Research Notes
University of Melbourne Author/sWalker, Susan; Tong, Stephen; Lino, Tu'uhevaha; Hastie, Roxanne; Cannon, Ping; Nguyen, Tuong-Vi; Middleton, Anna; Harper, Alesia; KYRITSIS, VALERIE; MacDonald, Teresa
AffiliationObstetrics and Gynaecology
Document TypeJournal Article
CitationsCruickshank, T., Kaitu'u-Lino, T. J., Cannon, P., Harper, A., Nguyen, T. -V., Dane, K. M., Middleton, A. L., Kyritsis, V. P., Hastie, R., Tong, S., Walker, S. P. & MacDonald, T. M. (2019). Screening circulating proteins to identify biomarkers of fetal macrosomia.. BMC Research Notes, 12 (1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s13104-019-4625-1.
Access StatusOpen Access
Open Access at PMChttp://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6749776
OBJECTIVE: Fetal macrosomia is a major risk factor for shoulder dystocia, which can lead to birth asphyxia, maternal and neonatal traumatic injuries, and perinatal death. If macrosomia is diagnosed in the antenatal period, labour can be induced to decrease shoulder dystocia. But current clinical methods to diagnose fetal macrosomia antenatally perform with poor accuracy. Therefore, improved methods to accurately diagnose fetal macrosomia are required. Blood biomarkers that predict fetal macrosomia could be one such novel diagnostic strategy. We undertook a nested case-control study from a prospective collection of 1000 blood samples collected at 36 weeks' gestation. We analysed plasma samples from 52 women who subsequently delivered a macrosomic (> 95th centile for gestational age) infant and 106 controls. Circulating concentrations of the proteins COBLL1, CSH1, HSD3B1, EGFL6, XAGE3, S100P, PAPPA-1, ERBB2 were assessed for their ability to predict macrosomic infants. RESULTS: We did not identify any significant changes in the plasma concentrations of COBLL1, CSH1, HSD3B1, EGFL6, XAGE3, S100P, PAPPA-1, ERBB2 from women who subsequently delivered macrosomic neonates relative to control samples. Although we have not identified any potential biomarkers of fetal macrosomia, we have ruled out these particular eight protein candidates.
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