Deaths of early-onset, invasive sepsis in full-term infants in Miyazaki: nine cases from a regional population-based analysis from 1998-2006.

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In a population-based study we investigated the early-onset, invasive sepsis caused by group B streptococcus (GBS) and non-GBS in the era of intrapartum antimicrobial prophylaxis. From 1998 to 2006, we had 387 perinatal deaths in 98,495 deliveries, and 9 full-term infants met the criteria of early-onset, invasive sepsis, in which microorganisms were proven… (More)

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@article{Sameshima2008DeathsOE, title={Deaths of early-onset, invasive sepsis in full-term infants in Miyazaki: nine cases from a regional population-based analysis from 1998-2006.}, author={Hiroshi Sameshima and Yuki Kodama and Masatoki Kaneko and Tsuyomu Ikenoue}, journal={Japanese journal of infectious diseases}, year={2008}, volume={61 5}, pages={400-1} }