Gonococcal Infection

Gonococcal Infection in Neonates, Ocular Topical Medication

The AAFP strongly recommends prophylactic ocular topical medication for all newborns against gonococcal ophthalmia neonatorum. (2005)

(Grade: A recommendation)
Grade Definition: http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/grades.htm(www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org)
Clinical Consideration: http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/uspsgono.htm(www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org)