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Title of Collaborative Activity:

Guidelines for Prevention of perinatal group B streptococcal disease-neonatal evaluation

Description of Collaborative Activity:

This Interagency Agreement requires the technical assistance of the Naitonal Institute of Child Health and Development (NICHD) Neonatal Research network for development of current guidelines for prevention of group B streptococcal disease calling for a limiited neonatal evaluation including blood culture at birth and initiation of empiric antibiotic therapy for all newborns born to mothers with chorioamnionitist.

Type of Collaborative Activity:

Research Initiative

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