Neonatal sepsis in very low birthweight infants at the University Hospital of the West indies.

@article{Trotman2006NeonatalSI,
  title={Neonatal sepsis in very low birthweight infants at the University Hospital of the West indies.},
  author={Helen L M Trotman and Y. s. LIM Bell},
  journal={The West Indian medical journal},
  year={2006},
  volume={55 3},
  pages={165-9}
}
A retrospective review was conducted on the charts of all very low birthweight (VLBW) infants with culture proven sepsis admitted to the neonatal unit of the University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI) during the period January 1, 1995 to December 31, 2000. During the study period, 22 VLBW infants were admitted to the neonatal unit with culture proven sepsis, 16 (73%) survived and 6 (27%) died As birthweight and gestational age increased, outcome improved There was no difference in survival… CONTINUE READING
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