Increased nosocomial infection in neutropenic low birth weight (2000 grams or less) infants of hypertensive mothers.

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The neutropenia often seen in infants of hypertensive mothers (IHMs) at < 12 hours of age has been associated with nosocomial infection in the first 18 days of life. To assess maternal hypertension as an independent factor for nosocomial infection, we compared 101 low birth weight (< or = 2.00 kg) IHMs to a concurrent birth weight-matched group of infants… (More)

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@article{Cadnapaphornchai1992IncreasedNI, title={Increased nosocomial infection in neutropenic low birth weight (2000 grams or less) infants of hypertensive mothers.}, author={Melissa A. Cadnapaphornchai and Roger G. Faix}, journal={The Journal of pediatrics}, year={1992}, volume={121 6}, pages={956-61} }