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Ocular Prophylaxis for Gonococcal Ophthalmia Neonatorum

Release Date: July 2011


This topic page summarizes the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations on ocular prophylaxis for gonococcal ophthalmia neonatorum.

Summary of Recommendations / Supporting Documents



This is a partial update to the May 2005 recommendations on screening for gonorrhea. Go to http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/uspsgono.htm to view the recommendations for adults.

Summary of Recommendation

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Supporting Documents

Ocular Prophylaxis for Gonococcal Ophthalmia Neonatorum, July 2011
Reaffirmation Recommendation Statement (PDF File, 29 KB; PDF Help)
Evidence Update (PDF File, 96 KB; PDF Help)
Clinical Summary (PDF File, 40 KB; PDF Help)

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Current as of July 2011


Internet Citation:

Ocular Prophylaxis for Gonococcal Ophthalmia Neonatorum, Topic Page. July 2011. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/uspsgononew.htm


 


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