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What does IAP stand for?

IAP stands for Intrapartum Antibiotic Prophylaxis

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Universal screening at 35-37 weeks' gestation and the use of intrapartum antibiotic prophylaxis as recommended in the original and updated guidelines is credited for this improvement, but the rates of maternal colonization, and therefore the risk of early-onset disease in the absence of intrapartum antibiotic prophylaxis, has remained unchanged since the 1970s.
During the 1990s, prevention efforts involving intrapartum antibiotic prophylaxis dramatically lowered the incidence of disease (17).
Because the PCR techniques were similar in accuracy, the researchers said they preferred the newer test because its speed would allow more time for intrapartum antibiotic prophylaxis to be given.