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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of the mothers (n  = 10) and neonates (n  = 8)

From: Maternal and umbilical cord blood polymorphonuclear leukocytes showed moderate oxidative burst at phagocytosis of Gardnerella vaginalis

Maternal MB1 MB2 MB3 MB4 MB5 MB6 MB7 MB8 MB9 MB10
Age, years 38 30 40 29 35 40 42 32 37 25
Parity 2 1 3 1 3 1 3 1 2 1
Gestational age, weeks 38 40 37 38 38 38 34 38 38 39
Delivery mode CS CS CS SVD CS CS CS CS SVD CS
Placenta weight, g 650 460 400 600 700 650 450 750 NA 650
Neonatal CB1 CB2 CB3 CB4 CB5 CB6 CB7 CB8
Birth weight, g 3450 3090 2640 3140 3120 3430 2870 2093
Gender M M M F M M F F
Apgar score, at 5 min 10 9 10 9 10 10 10 10
  1. Only MB1-6 are maternal blood samples paired with the corresponding cord blood samples, CB1-6
  2. NA not available; M male; F female; CS caesarean section; SVD spontaneous vaginal delivery