Antibiotic regimens for suspected late onset sepsis in newborn infants.


BACKGROUND Late onset neonatal sepsis (systemic infection after 48 hours of age) continues to be a significant cause of morbidity and mortality. Early treatment with antibiotics is essential as infants can deteriorate rapidly. It is not clear which antibiotic regimen is most suitable for initial treatment of suspected late onset sepsis. OBJECTIVES To… (More)


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