Efficacy of a strategy to prevent neonatal early-onset group B streptococcal (GBS) sepsis.

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BACKGROUND Existing guidelines recommend different strategies to prevent early-onset neonatal GBS sepsis. In 1997, using our own data on incidence and risk factors, we established a new prevention strategy which includes GBS screening at 36 weeks' gestation and intrapartum antibiotic prophylaxis (IAP) in women with positive or unknown GBS colonization with… (More)

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@article{Renner2006EfficacyOA, title={Efficacy of a strategy to prevent neonatal early-onset group B streptococcal (GBS) sepsis.}, author={Regina Maria Renner and Angelika Renner and Seraina Margaretha Schmid and Irene Mathilde Hoesli and Per Nars and Wolfgang Holzgreve and Daniel Surbek}, journal={Journal of perinatal medicine}, year={2006}, volume={34 1}, pages={32-8} }