Targeting Asymptomatic Term and Late Preterm Newborns at Risk for Early Sepsis: C Reactive Protein 20mg/L Threshold

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Identification of sepsis is a major issue due to limitations in diagnosis and severity of outcome. Different combinations of tests are used to screen babies at risk for infection, none specific enough to avoid treatment of noninfected newborns. 193 newborns with 35 weeks of gestational age admitted in the maternity were screened for infection using a… (More)

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