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Staphylococcus Epidermidis Induced Maternal Sepsis and Chorioamnionitis Post Fetoscopic Laser Ablation: A Case Report

Gabriel Levin* and Roy Zigron

DOI: 10.26717/BJSTR.2017.01.000296

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    • Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hadassah University Hospital, Israel
    • Corresponding author: Gabriel Levin, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hadassah University Hospital, PO Box 12000, Jerusalem 91120, Israel

Received: August 07, 2017;   Published: August 23, 2017

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Abstract

A case of severe chorioamnionitis with Staphylococcus epidermidis after fetoscopic laser ablation is presented. Infection with these bacteria, which is part of the normal skin flora, is uncommon. A revision of the Prophylactic antibiotic treatment should be taken into account.

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