TABLE 1

Characteristics of Chorioamnionitis-Exposed Infants by Clinical Appearance at Birth

CharacteristicWell-Appearing (n = 277)Symptomatic or Congenital Anomaly (n = 33)P
Birth wt, kg3.43 (0.46)3.27 (0.55).06
Late preterm, n (%)8 (2.9)6 (18.2)<.01
Female sex, n (%)124 (44.8)9 (27.3).06
Maximum maternal temperature, °C38.5 (0.47)38.4 (0.54).34
ROM ≥18 h, n (%)79 (28.5)8 (24.2).61
Maternal GBS status, n (%).39
 Negative219 (79.1)23 (69.7)
 Positive45 (16.3)7 (21.2)
 Unknown13 (4.7)3 (9.1)
GBS-specific intrapartum antibiotics ≥2 h before birth, n (%)49 (17.7)9 (27.3).18
Broad-spectrum intrapartum antibiotics ≥2 h before birth, n (%)119 (43.0)13 (39.4).7
  • All data are in mean (SD) or number of patients (%). ROM, rupture of membranes.