Monitoring of High-Risk Areas: Maternity Wards

  • Bhavna Anand
  • Kanwal Gujral


Obstetric population is vulnerable to infection in hospitals. Control and monitoring of infection in this population is a major area of concern. Impact of infection does occur on both the pregnant woman and her unborn or just born child. The importance of infection prevention and its impact was rightly described by Semmelwies in a natural experiment long time ago [1]. Since then there has been a major surge in this area to prevent maternity infection.


Bacterial Vaginosis Neonatal Sepsis Labor Room Maternity Ward Streptococcus Agalactiae 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Obstetrics & GynaecologySir Ganga Ram HospitalNew DelhiIndia

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