14: Puerperal Fever - Part 3

In this closing chapter on Puerperal Fever we will examine GBS related neonatal sepsis and the science behind its prevention.



Diagnosis and Management of Group B Streptococcus in Pregnancy

Use of Cefazolin for Group B Streptococci Prophylaxis in Women Reporting a Penicillin Allergy Without Anaphylaxis

Daily antibiotic cost estimates

Cost-effectiveness of strategies to prevent infection of group B streptococcus in neonates from maternal colonisation

Timing of intrapartum ampicillin and prevention of vertical transmission of group B streptococcus

Chlorhexidine vaginal irrigation for the prevention of peripartal infection: A placebo-controlled randomized clinical trial

Chlorhexidine for prevention of neonatal colonization with group B streptococci. IV. Depressed puerperal carriage following vaginal washing with chlorhexidine during labour

Chlorhexidine maternal-vaginal and neonate body wipes in sepsis and vertical transmission of pathogenic bacteria in South Africa: a randomised, controlled trial.

Feasibility of Oral Prenatal Probiotics against Maternal Group B Streptococcus Vaginal and Rectal Colonization

Influence of probiotic enterococci on the growth of Streptococcus agalactiae

The Impact of Prenatal Probiotics on Group B Streptococcus Colonization

Preventing Early-onset Group B Streptococcal Sepsis: Strategy Development Using Decision Analysis

The Prevention of Early-onset Neonatal Group B Streptococcal Disease


Childhood outcomes after prescription of antibiotics to pregnant women with spontaneous preterm labour: 7-year follow-up of the ORACLE II trial.