Role of innate host defenses in susceptibility to early-onset neonatal sepsis.

Abstract

Neonatal sepsis continues to take a devastating toll globally. Although adequate to protect against invasive infection in most newborns, the distinct function of neonatal innate host defense coupled with impairments in adaptive immune responses increases the likelihood of acquiring infection early in life, with subsequent rapid dissemination and death… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.clp.2010.04.001

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@article{Wynn2010RoleOI, title={Role of innate host defenses in susceptibility to early-onset neonatal sepsis.}, author={James L Wynn and Ofer Levy}, journal={Clinics in perinatology}, year={2010}, volume={37 2}, pages={307-37} }