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A 3-day-old boy develops bilateral purulent eye discharge. He also exhibits a runny nose, eyelid edema, and redness. The child was born at 39 weeks gestation at home to a mother who did not have prenatal care. His temperature is 97.6°F (36.4°C), blood pressure is 64/44 mmHg, pulse is 120/min, respirations are 27/min, and oxygen saturation is 98% on room air. Physical exam is notable for the finding in Figure A. Which of the following prophylactic measures could have prevented this patient's presentation?
Topical silver nitrate
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