Identification of diagnostic biomarkers for infection in premature neonates.

@article{Kingsmore2008IdentificationOD,
  title={Identification of diagnostic biomarkers for infection in premature neonates.},
  author={Stephen F Kingsmore and Neil Kennedy and Henry L. Halliday and Jennifer C. van Velkinburgh and Shengiang Zhong and Vanessa Gabriel and Judith Grant and William D. Beavis and Velizar T. Tchernev and Lorah T. Perlee and Serguei Lejnine and Brian G Grimwade and Martin P. Sorette and John David M. Edgar},
  journal={Molecular & cellular proteomics : MCP},
  year={2008},
  volume={7 10},
  pages={1863-75}
}
Infection is a leading cause of neonatal morbidity and mortality worldwide. Premature neonates are particularly susceptible to infection because of physiologic immaturity, comorbidity, and extraneous medical interventions. Additionally premature infants are at higher risk of progression to sepsis or severe sepsis, adverse outcomes, and antimicrobial toxicity. Currently initial diagnosis is based upon clinical suspicion accompanied by nonspecific clinical signs and is confirmed upon positive… CONTINUE READING

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