TABLE 1.

Maternal and Infant Clinical Characteristics

GBS StatusMaternalInfant
ROM >18 hAny FeverFever >100.4°CIntrapartum AntibioticsTermPretermIll-AppearingAbnormal WBC CountCritically Ill/Died
Negative (n = 16)7 (44)8 (50)3 (19)2 (12)14 (88)2 (12)11 (69)12 (75)5 (31)
Positive (n = 5)3 (60)2 (40)1 (20)2 (40)2 (40)3 (60)4 (80)2 (40)2 (40)
Unknown (n = 4)0 (0)2 (50)1 (25)0 (0)1 (25)3 (75)4 (100)4 (100)4 (100)
Total (n = 25)10 (40)12 (48)5 (20)4 (16)17 (68)8 (32)19 (76)18 (72)11 (44)
  • Numbers in parentheses indicate percentage of total for each category (GBS negative, positive, or unknown and total cases). ROM indicates rupture of membranes; abnormal WBC count is as defined in “Methods.”