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Early onset sepsis in very low birth weight newborn infants.
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PMID:  23016613     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Early onset sepsis (EOS) is a severe problem affecting very low birth weight (VLBW) infants and is associated with a threefold increased risk of mortality. Although advances in perinatal care have led to improved survival of VLBW infants over recent decades, survival without major neonatal morbidity has not increased. The authors reviewed the current literature on EOS, focusing on the peculiarities concerning risk factors, etiology, diagnosis, treatment and outcome in very low birth weight infants, and on the recent advances in the management of this condition.
Authors:
Valentina Pisani; Bianca Bizzarri; Veronica Cardi; Roberto Pedicino; Fabio Natale; Ilaria Stolfi; Antonella Castronovo; Mario De Curtis
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The journal of maternal-fetal & neonatal medicine : the official journal of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine, the Federation of Asia and Oceania Perinatal Societies, the International Society of Perinatal Obstetricians     Volume:  25 Suppl 3     ISSN:  1476-4954     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Matern. Fetal. Neonatal. Med.     Publication Date:  2012 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-09-28     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101136916     Medline TA:  J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  21-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Paediatrics and Infant Neuropsychiatry Department, Sapienza University of Rome , Rome , Italy.
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