Prophylaxis regimen for a neonate whose mother has tuberculosis?

Complex problem. This is a complex problem that should be addressed with your local infectious disease providers/health department, etc. The regimen varies with the situation. If mom had active TB in pregnancy the child might first be isolated from mom & worked up for congenital infection. Moms with treated responsive TB would have a different plan than those with resistant forms.Best get a thorough eval first.

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Prophylaxis regimen for a neonate whose mother having active sputum positive pulmonary tuberculosis, is this effective?

Yes. As long as mother does not have a multiply drug-resistant TB. The newborn should have undergone evaluation for a possible congenital TB. Read more...