Group B Streptococcus and Escherichia coli infections in the intensive care nursery in the era of intrapartum antibiotic prophylaxis.

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BACKGROUND Group B Streptococcus (GBS) and Escherichia coli cause serious bacterial infections (SBIs) and are associated with morbidity and mortality in newborn infants. Intrapartum antibiotic prophylaxis reduces early-onset SBIs caused by GBS. The effect of intrapartum antibiotic prophylaxis on late-onset SBIs caused by these organisms is unknown… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/INF.0b013e318275058a

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@article{Bauserman2013GroupBS, title={Group B Streptococcus and Escherichia coli infections in the intensive care nursery in the era of intrapartum antibiotic prophylaxis.}, author={Melissa Bauserman and Matthew Laughon and Christoph P. Hornik and P. Brian Smith and Daniel Kelly Benjamin and Reese H. Clark and Cyril E Engmann and Michael Cohen-Wolkowiez}, journal={The Pediatric infectious disease journal}, year={2013}, volume={32 3}, pages={208-12} }