Neonatal Sepsis in a Nigerian Private Tertiary Hospital: Bacterial Isolates, Risk Factors, and Antibiotic Susceptibility Patterns

@inproceedings{Shobowale2017NeonatalSI,
  title={Neonatal Sepsis in a Nigerian Private Tertiary Hospital: Bacterial Isolates, Risk Factors, and Antibiotic Susceptibility Patterns},
  author={Emmanuel Olushola Shobowale and Adaobi Uzoamaka Solarin and Charles John Elikwu and Kenneth Ikenna Onyedibe and Ibironke J. Akinola and Abiodun A. Faniran},
  booktitle={Annals of African medicine},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES Neonatal sepsis is an important cause of morbidity and mortality in the pediatric age group in spite of several attempts at mitigating its effects. This article determines the prevalence of neonatal sepsis and the pathogens responsible for sepsis as well as risk factors and outcome at the Babcock University Teaching Hospital. METHODS… CONTINUE READING