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Support was provided by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and an educational grant and contract from Procter and Gamble Co .
M.J. and S.P. report no conflict of interest. R.W.G. and M.J.D. are employees of Procter and Gamble Co.
Cite this article as: Jeffcoat M, Parry S, Gerlach RW, et al. Use of alcohol-free antimicrobial mouth rinse is associated with decreased incidence of preterm birth in a high-risk population. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2011;205:382.e1-6.