Characteristics of early-onset neonatal sepsis caused by Escherichia coli.

  title={Characteristics of early-onset neonatal sepsis caused by Escherichia coli.},
  author={Chin-Han Tsai and Yi-Yung Chen and Kuo-Gon Wang and Chen-Yu Chen},
  journal={Taiwanese journal of obstetrics & gynecology},
  volume={51 1},
OBJECTIVE This study was conducted to document the perinatal risk factors associated with early-onset neonatal Escherichia coli sepsis and adverse neonatal outcomes. MATERIALS AND METHODS A case-control study of early-onset E coli sepsis compared with that of non-E coli sepsis was conducted by a retrospective data review of all infants with a diagnosis of sepsis during the first 7 days of life from the pediatric unit of Mackay Memorial Hospital from January 2004 to October 2008. After… CONTINUE READING