Predictive perinatal score in the diagnosis of neonatal sepsis.

@article{Singh1994PredictivePS,
  title={Predictive perinatal score in the diagnosis of neonatal sepsis.},
  author={Manpreet Singh and A. Teras Narang and Omkar N. Bhakoo},
  journal={Journal of tropical pediatrics},
  year={1994},
  volume={40 6},
  pages={
          365-8
        }
}
A scoring system for prediction of neonatal sepsis was evolved after determining the interdependence of perinatal risk factors for infection. Records of 100 babies with a history of one or more perinatal risk factors were analysed for incidence of infection within 4 hours of birth and followed for 1 week thereafter for appearance of any clinical or laboratory signs of infection. The incidence of sepsis was compared amongst various risk factors. Since majority of perinatal risk factors occur in… CONTINUE READING
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