POPS_CAN_DO: Cesarean Section with Azithromycin and Ertapenem - Clinical Trial

What is the Purpose of this Study?

We are doing this study to learn if the standard amount of Azithromycin and Ertapenem are the right amounts for all pregnant women having unplanned c-sections.  
What is the Condition Being Studied?
Cesarean Section with Azithromycin and Ertapenem

Who Can Participate in the Study?

Women who:
- Are pregnant
- Are ages 14 or older.  
- Are Pregnant with only 1 baby.
- Will be delivering at Duke University Hospital.
- Have a delivery occurring at 28 weeks (7 months) of gestation or greater  
- Are having an unplanned c-section where the doctor plans to give Azithromycin and/or Ertapenem.          

Age Group

What is Involved?

If you decide that you would like to be part of this study, you will:
- Be asked to have a few blood samples taken either during and/or after your c-section.  
- Have Cord blood and 2 fat tissue samples collected during your c-section.  
-Be asked to provide a small sample of your breast milk, if you are nursing.  

Study Details

Full Title
A Population Pharmacokinetic Study to Evaluate Disposition of Azithromycin and Ertapenem in Pregnant Women Undergoing Cesarean Delivery After Failed Labor (POPS_CAN_DO)
Principal Investigator
Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist
Protocol Number
IRB: PRO00081911
Phase N/A
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