Effect of Topical Emollient Treatment of Preterm Neonates in Bangladesh on Invasion of Pathogens Into the Bloodstream

@article{Darmstadt2007EffectOT,
  title={Effect of Topical Emollient Treatment of Preterm Neonates in Bangladesh on Invasion of Pathogens Into the Bloodstream},
  author={Gary L. Darmstadt and Samir K. Saha and A.S.M. Nawshad Uddin Ahmed and Yoonjoung Choi and Mak Azad Chowdhury and Maksuda Islam and Paul A. Law and Saifuddin Ahmed},
  journal={Pediatric Research},
  year={2007},
  volume={61},
  pages={588-593}
}
Topical emollient therapy may reduce the incidence of serious infections and mortality of preterm infants in developing countries. We tested whether emollient therapy reduced the burden of pathogens on skin and/or prevented bacterial translocation. Neonates <33 wk gestational age were randomized to treatment with sunflower seed oil (SSO) or Aquaphor or the untreated control group. Skin condition score and skin cultures were obtained at enrollment and on d 3, 7, and weekly thereafter, and blood… CONTINUE READING
BETA

Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 17 CITATIONS

An evidence-based guideline on emollient therapy for skin care in premature infants

VIEW 17 EXCERPTS
CITES BACKGROUND, METHODS & RESULTS
HIGHLY INFLUENCED

Current Neonatal Skin Care Practices in Four African Sites.

  • Journal of tropical pediatrics
  • 2015
VIEW 1 EXCERPT
CITES BACKGROUND

The effect of topical ointment on neonatal sepsis in preterm infants.

  • The journal of maternal-fetal & neonatal medicine : the official journal of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine, the Federation of Asia and Oceania Perinatal Societies, the International Society of Perinatal Obstetricians
  • 2015
VIEW 1 EXCERPT
CITES BACKGROUND

Born Too Soon: Care for the preterm baby

  • Reproductive health
  • 2013
VIEW 2 EXCERPTS
CITES BACKGROUND

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 32 REFERENCES

Topical therapy with sunflower seed oil prevents nosocomial infections and mortality in premature babies in Egypt: a randomized, controlled clinical trial

GL Darmstadt, N Badrawi, +6 authors R Gipson
  • Pediatr Infect Dis J
  • 2004
VIEW 9 EXCERPTS
HIGHLY INFLUENTIAL

Topical ointment therapy benefits premature infants.

  • The Journal of pediatrics
  • 1996
VIEW 4 EXCERPTS
HIGHLY INFLUENTIAL

Clinical impact and pathogenicity of Acinetobacter.

  • Clinical microbiology and infection : the official publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
  • 2005
VIEW 1 EXCERPT