Polymicrobial sepsis among intensive care nursery infants.

To determine the incidence, characteristics, and course of polymicrobial sepsis among infants in intensive care nurseries, we reviewed all such episodes in our neonatal unit from September 1971 through June 1986. We identified 15 episodes (3.9% of all cases of culture-proven sepsis during the survey period) in which blood or cerebrospinal fluid (CSF… CONTINUE READING