Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology / 2020 / Article / Fig 1

Research Article

Azithromycin in the Treatment of Preterm Prelabor Rupture of Membranes Demonstrates a Lower Risk of Chorioamnionitis and Postpartum Endometritis with an Equivalent Latency Period Compared with Erythromycin Antibiotic Regimens

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Flow chart of patient selection. 379 patients were confirmed with PPROM. 69 patients were excluded: 23 for being less than 24 weeks of gestation, 21 for taking other antibiotics at time of presentation, 8 with cerclages in situ, 3 who received another antibiotic regimen for PPROM, and 14 with a congenital or lethal anomaly. Of the 310 patients who met the inclusion/exclusion criteria, 142 received azithromycin while 168 received erythromycin.

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