A sepsis risk calculator can decrease antibiotic exposure in neonatal early‐onset sepsis screening

@article{Cavazos2020ASR,
  title={A sepsis risk calculator can decrease antibiotic exposure in neonatal early‐onset sepsis screening},
  author={Rebeca Cavazos and Monika S Patil and Kanekal Suresh Gautham},
  journal={Acta Paediatrica},
  year={2020},
  volume={109}
}
Early-onset neonatal sepsis (EONS) can have devastating consequences. Historically, clinicians treated at-risk patients with antibiotics while awaiting blood culture results. This strategy, however, resulted in substantial antibiotic overtreatment over the last three decades.1 Consequences of early antibiotic overexposure include microbiome alterations2,3 which are linked to development of asthma, food allergies and childhood obesity.4-7 Intrapartum antibiotic strategies have reduced the… 

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