Monday, November 17, 2014

Antibiotics for meconium-stained amniotic fluid in labour for preventing maternal and neonatal infections.

This systematic review found that antibiotics (ampicillin-sulbactam) for meconium stained amniotic fluid may reduce chorioamnionitis, but does not appear to reduce postpartum endometritis, neonatal sepsis or NICU admission.  (Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2014 Nov 6;11:CD007772.)
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