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Management

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Authoring team

  • blood cultures, high vaginal swab, endocervical swab - often low-grade infection is due to chlamydia infection
  • empirical treatment with antibiotics e.g. doxycycline 100mg/d PO and metronidazole 400mg tds PO
  • a pyometra requires drainage and the treatment of cause

Puerperal pyrexia secondary to endometritis may require uterine curettage and treatment with intravenous antibiotics e.g. cephalexin and metronidazole.

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