Epidemiology of Neonatal Early-onset Sepsis

@inproceedings{Puopolo2008EpidemiologyON,
  title={Epidemiology of Neonatal Early-onset Sepsis},
  author={Karen M. Puopolo},
  year={2008}
}
  • Karen M. Puopolo
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine
  • Neonatal early-onset sepsis (EOS) continues to be a significant source of morbidity and mortality among newborns, especially among very-low birthweight infants. Epidemiologic risk factors for EOS have been defined, and considerable resources are devoted to the identification and evaluation of infants at risk for EOS. The widespread implementation of intrapartum antibiotic prophylaxis for the prevention of early-onset neonatal group B Streptococcus (GBS) disease has reduced the overall incidence… CONTINUE READING

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