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Antibiotics for neonates born through meconium stained amniotic fluid

  • Protocol
  • Intervention

Authors

  • Sandesh Shivananda,

    Corresponding author
    1. McMaster Children's Hospital, Division of Neonatology, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    • Sandesh Shivananda, Division of Neonatology, McMaster Children's Hospital, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, L8N 3Z5, Canada. shivan@mcmaster.ca.

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  • Prashanth Murthy,

    1. Mount Sinai Hospital and Fellowship in Neonatal Perinatal Medicine, Department of Paediatrics, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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  • Prakeshkumar S Shah

    1. University of Toronto, Department of Paediatrics and Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Rm 775A, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

The objectives of this review will be to assess the role of antibiotics for:
i) Prevention of infectious morbidity and mortality in infants born through MSAF and are asymptomatic at birth
ii) Prevention of infectious morbidity and mortality in infants born through MSAF who have signs and symptoms compatible with MAS