Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology / 2013 / Article / Tab 1

Clinical Study

Duration of Intrapartum Antibiotics for Group B Streptococcus on the Diagnosis of Clinical Neonatal Sepsis

Table 1

Frequency of maternal and neonatal characteristics by the duration of exposure to intrapartum antibiotic therapy for group B streptococcus.

<4 hours of antibiotics≥4 hours of antibiotics value
N = 1,149N = 3,633

Maternal age (years) <.01
Race.20
 White547 (48)1,828 (50)
 Black 233 (20)730 (20)
 Hispanic251 (22)698 (19)
 Asian64 (6)167 (5)
 Other 54 (5)210 (6)
EGA at delivery (weeks) 1.0
Duration of ROM (hours) <.01
% with ≥18 hours of ROM011 (0.3)
Duration of antibiotics (hours) <.01
Birth weight (grams)3,341 ± 4543,404 ± 433<.01
NICU nursery admission11 (1)15 (0.4).04
Length of infant stay .99

Data are mean ± standard deviation or (%).
EGA: estimated gestational age; ROM: rupture of membranes; NICU: neonatal intensive care unit.