Duration of antimicrobial prophylaxis for group B streptococcus in patients with preterm premature rupture of membranes who are not in labor.

@article{Alvarez2007DurationOA,
  title={Duration of antimicrobial prophylaxis for group B streptococcus in patients with preterm premature rupture of membranes who are not in labor.},
  author={J. L. Rodriguez Alvarez and Shauna F. Williams and Vijaya L Ganesh and Joseph J. Apuzzio},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={2007},
  volume={197 4},
  pages={390.e1-4}
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine the duration of the time that is needed to eradicate group B Streptococcus (GBS) in pregnant women with preterm premature rupture of membranes (PPROM). STUDY DESIGN A retrospective cohort study was performed of pregnant women with PPROM from January 1, 2000, through December 31, 2005. Vaginal/rectal cultures were performed on admission and repeated daily. Patients received antibiotics until cultures were negative for 3 consecutive days… CONTINUE READING

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