Intervention Review

Intramuscular penicillin for the prevention of early onset group B streptococcal infection in newborn infants

  1. Paul G Woodgate1,*,
  2. Vicki Flenady2,
  3. Peter A Steer3

Editorial Group: Cochrane Neonatal Group

Published Online: 19 APR 2004

Assessed as up-to-date: 23 JAN 2004

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD003667.pub2

How to Cite

Woodgate PG, Flenady V, Steer PA. Intramuscular penicillin for the prevention of early onset group B streptococcal infection in newborn infants. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2004, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD003667. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD003667.pub2.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Mater Mothers' Hospital, Dept of Neonatology, South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

  2. 2

    Mater Health Services, Translating Research Into Practice (TRIP) Centre - Mater Medical Research Institute, Woolloongabba, Queensland, Australia

  3. 3

    Children's Health Services District, Queensland Health, School of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

*Paul G Woodgate, Dept of Neonatology, Mater Mothers' Hospital, Raymond Terrace, South Brisbane, Queensland, 4101, Australia.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Edited (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 19 APR 2004


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