Les infections neonatales bacteriennes en milieu rural au Cameroun

  title={Les infections neonatales bacteriennes en milieu rural au Cameroun},
  author={Andreas Chiabi and Pamella Fokam and Aly Toupouri and Meke H Nguele and P Sihom and Tetang and Yang Xiao Yang and P. F. Tchokoteu},
The authors present a retrospective study of 154 cases of neonatal infections in a rural area in Cameroon over a period of 19 months (1st October 1998 to 30th April 2000). Out of 1765 live - births in the hospital, the frequency was 6.9 %. Clinically, the manifestations were often non- specific and subtle with neurological disorders (73.4%) and temperature instability (48.1%) taking the lead. Prolonged rupture of membranes (PROM) featured most in the past history, in 35.7% of the patients. Gram… CONTINUE READING

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