Fever

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Intrapartum Fever

Intraamniotic Infection (Chorioamnionitis) is presumptive dx in ANY intrapartum fever (unless known UTI, PNA or someone put warm blankets on pt. in 80deg room)
Tmax >38.0 in Labor w/w/o(Really high wbc, Maternal or Neonatal Tachycardia, Foul-smelling amniotic fluid)
These are secondary factors and you don't need all(or any) beyond the fever to treat with antibiotics/antipyretic
There is significant benefit to treat quickly/aggressively for sake of neonate as well as mother.
Fever reduction may decrease risk of cytokine release in neonate
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