Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, October 8th, 2006
According to recent research from the United States, "The goal was to evaluate risk factors for invasive Escherichia coli infections in the first week of life (early onset), focusing on the role of intrapartum antibiotic use."
"We conducted a retrospective case-control study," said Stephanie J. Schrag at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and collaborators. "Between 1997 and 2001, case infants, defined as infants <7 days of age with E. coli isolated from blood or cerebrospinal fluid, were identified in selected...
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