Post-Partum Endometritis

Common Pathogens

Enterobacteriaceae

Anaerobes

Viridans Group Streptococci

Beta-hemolytic Streptococci

Recommended Regimen (I)

PLUS

*If immediately postpartum (less than 7 days), use gentamicin 1.5-2 mg/kg q8h

PLUS**

**If known to be colonized with GBS.

Duration

Parenteral therapy should be continued until patient clinically improved, no fundal tenderness and afebrile for 24-48h.

Stepdown to oral therapy thereafter is NOT beneficial.

More Information

Original Approval Date: 17/06/04

Reviewed Date: 03/05/12

Revised Date: 07/04/16