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Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Volume 13, Issue 1, Pages 5-10

Opportunities to Reduce Overuse of Antibiotics for Perinatal Group B Streptococcal Disease Prevention and Management of Preterm Premature Rupture of Membranes

1Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
2Department of Research, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Washington, DC, USA
3Epidemic Intelligence Service, Division of Applied Public Health Training, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
4Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Vincent Memorial Obstetrics and Gynecology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
5Respiratory Diseases Branch, MS-C23, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA

Received 2 June 2004; Accepted 16 July 2004

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