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cobweb icon Archived: Ocular Prophylaxis for Gonococcal Ophthalmia Neonatorum: Preventive Medication

Original Release Date: July 2011

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Archived: Recommendation Summary

Summary of Recommendation and Evidence

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All Newborns

The USPSTF recommends prophylactic ocular topical medication for all newborns for the prevention of gonococcal ophthalmia neonatorum. 

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Archived: Clinical Summary

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Current as of: July 2011

Internet Citation: Final Update Summary: Ocular Prophylaxis for Gonococcal Ophthalmia Neonatorum: Preventive Medication. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. September 2016.
https://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Page/Document/UpdateSummaryFinal/ocular-prophylaxis-for-gonococcal-ophthalmia-neonatorum-preventive-medication

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