Changing pattern of bacterial isolates and antimicrobial susceptibility in neonatal infections in Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, Ghana.


BACKGROUND Most neonatal deaths in developing countries are caused by infections, birth asphyxia and prematurity. Even though most of these deaths occur at home, newborns admitted to hospital neonatal units have a high risk of contracting fatal multi-drug resistant infections. OBJECTIVE To compare the type of bacteria and the pattern of antimicrobial… (More)