Correlation of blood culture results with the sepsis score and sepsis screen in the diagnosis of early-onset neonatal septicemia

@inproceedings{Hassan2016CorrelationOB,
  title={Correlation of blood culture results with the sepsis score and sepsis screen in the diagnosis of early-onset neonatal septicemia},
  author={Heena Rihan Hassan and Jayendra R. Gohil and Rihan Desai and Rajeshri Rajendra Mehta and Varunashree P Chaudhary},
  year={2016}
}
Background and Objectives: The objective was to study the correlation of blood culture with the sepsis screen (based on six laboratory parameters) and Takkar and Bhakoo sepsis score (based on six perinatal risk factors) in the diagnosis of early-onset neonatal septicemia. Materials and Methods: In this prospective study, blood samples from 100 clinically suspected early-onset neonatal septicemia cases were selected randomly during the primary observer's study period, i.e., from January 2013 to… CONTINUE READING
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