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Neonatal sepsis: a continuing disease burden.
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PMID:  23427506     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Sepsis-related morbidity and mortality are increasing concerns in all Neonatal Intensive Care Units, with reported incidences that are dramatically high regardless of the improvements in the quality of neonatal assistance. Preterm neonates display clinical characteristics that make them prone to infections. Neonatal sepsis is one of the major causes of neonatal death in developing countries. Different microorganisms are responsible for disease according to the age at onset. Simple preventive and treatment strategies have the potential to save many newborns from sepsis-related death. This article is a review for understanding issues related to sepsis in the neonatal intensive care unit.
Authors:
Mehmet Satar; Ferda Ozlü
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Turkish journal of pediatrics     Volume:  54     ISSN:  0041-4301     ISO Abbreviation:  Turk. J. Pediatr.     Publication Date:    2012 Sep-Oct
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-02-22     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0417505     Medline TA:  Turk J Pediatr     Country:  Turkey    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  449-57     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Cukurova University Faculty of Medicine, Adana, Turkey. msatar@cu.edu.tr
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