Review decision date: July 2014

Review decision: 

Following the recent surveillance review which checks  the need to update CG149, this guideline should not be updated at this time. This guideline will be checked again for update at its scheduled time point according to the methods described here

Next review date: September 2016

This NICE guideline offers evidence-based advice on the use of antibiotics to prevent and treat early-onset neonatal infection (that is, infection with onset within 72 hours of birth).

This guideline was previously called antibiotics for early-onset neonatal infection: Antibiotics for the prevention and treatment of early-onset neonatal infection.

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