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NICE clinical guideline: antibiotics for the prevention and treatment of early-onset neonatal infection
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    Duration of Prolonged Rupture of Membranes for Early-Onset Neonatal Sepsis

    Dear Sir, We would like to draw your attention to an apparent inconsistency in two related guidelines published by the National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE), in response to your recent review article of the NICE guideline on antibiotics for early onset neonatal sepsis (EONS) [1]. Maternal prolonged rupture of membranes (PROM) before delivery is a commonly used risk-factor to suspect EONS. The durat...

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