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Risk Factors of Rentz et al for Infection with Ampicillin Resistant Bacteria in a Newborn Infant Receiving Group B Streptococcal Prophylaxis

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Infectious Diseases
Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology

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Rentz et al identified risk factors for infection with ampicillin resistant bacteria in newborn infants receiving antibiotic prophylaxis against Group B streptococci. This can help identify infants who may be at risk for an infection by an ampicillin resistant organism and who should receive an alternative antibiotic. The authors are from the University of Utah in Salt Lake City.

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