Table 2.

Estimated Costs of Prophylaxis for Neonatal Group B Streptococcal Sepsis

InterventionCost
Screening rectovaginal cultures for GBS$20
Strep B OIA rapid test$13
Maternal intrapartum antibiotics$29
Neonatal antibiotic prophylaxis$13
  • Abbreviation: GBS, group B streptococcus.