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A state-wide assessment of the association between epidural analgesia, maternal fever and neonatal antibiotics in Colorado, 2007–2012
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    Re: Neonatal antibiotics; a response to White and co-authors

    We appreciate the comments regarding our manuscript on the association between epidural analgesia, maternal fever and neonatal antibiotics in Colorado. With regards to the writer's observation about the likelihood of underestimating the primary outcome, we acknowledge that underreporting is an issue in the Colorado birth certificate database, as with most large administrative datasets. As stated in the manuscript: "Incidence...

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