Which infection should invoke prompt delivery in premature rupture of membranes (PROM)?

Updated: Dec 11, 2017
  • Author: Allahyar Jazayeri, MD, PhD, FACOG, DACOG, FSMFM; Chief Editor: Carl V Smith, MD  more...
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Intra-amniotic infection should invoke prompt delivery. Practitioners should have a low threshold for diagnosing infection in a patient with PPROM as evidence clearly shows poor outcome in an infected neonate compared with a similar uninfected neonate.


Source Article: Premature Rupture of Membranes: Maternal and Fetal Surveillance

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