Use of parenteral antibiotic therapy to eradicate bacterial colonization of amniotic fluid in premature rupture of membranes.

@article{Romero1986UseOP,
  title={Use of parenteral antibiotic therapy to eradicate bacterial colonization of amniotic fluid in premature rupture of membranes.},
  author={Roberto Romero and Angela L Scioscia and Stephen C. Edberg and John C. Hobbins},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={1986},
  volume={67 3 Suppl},
  pages={15S-17S}
}
The successful eradication of bacterial colonization of the amniotic fluid with parenteral maternal antibiotic therapy in a preterm gestation with premature rupture of membranes is reported. Amniotic fluid, obtained by amniocentesis, of a pregnancy complicated by premature rupture of membranes at 29 weeks was found to have three different bacterial species (Bacteroides bivius, Veillonella parvula, and Peptococcus). Because of prematurity and clinical quiescence, parenteral antibiotics were… CONTINUE READING