The changing face of neonatal infection: experience at a regional medical center.

@article{Philip1994TheCF,
  title={The changing face of neonatal infection: experience at a regional medical center.},
  author={Alistair G. S. Philip},
  journal={The Pediatric infectious disease journal},
  year={1994},
  volume={13 12},
  pages={1098-102}
}
The incidence, etiology and timing of neonatal infection were assessed in a regional neonatal intensive care unit from 1983 through 1992. Infection onset was considered as very early (< 24 hours), early (1 to 7 days) or late (8 to 60 days). Case-fatality rates were determined for different weight groups and time periods (1983 to 1987 vs. 1988 to 1992). Overall neonatal sepsis incidence changed very little, but there was a marked decrease in very early onset sepsis in 1988 to 1992 especially in… CONTINUE READING

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