Septicemia in the newborn due to gram-negative bacilli

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The case histories of 17 newborns developing septic shock due to gram-negative bacilli were studied for pre- and perinatal risk factors, clinical symptoms, and hematologic changes. Immaturity, resuscitation procedures, and hypothermia on admission were found to be the risk factors most frequently preceding septicemia. A skin color fading and changing from… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00444646

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