Ocular Prophylaxis for Gonococcal Ophthalmia Neonatorum: Preventive Medication
Release Date: July 2011
Summary of Recommendation and Evidence
The USPSTF recommends prophylactic ocular topical medication for all newborns for the prevention of gonococcal ophthalmia neonatorum.
|The USPSTF recommends the service. There is high certainty that the net benefit is substantial.|
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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.