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Two cases of neonatal pneumococcal septicemia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1315105     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Pneumococci (Streptococcus pneumoniae) infrequently cause neonatal septicemia. An increased number of cases have been reported in recent years, but no increase in the relative incidence among neonatal infections has been noted. Two recent cases that occurred within a short period of time are described. They were found to exhibit most clinical characteristics, previously described, of Group B Streptococci (GBS) septicemia with an early onset, but appear to have a graver prognosis.
H Johnsson; S Bergström; U Ewald; A Schwan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica     Volume:  71     ISSN:  0001-6349     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand     Publication Date:  1992 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-05-22     Completed Date:  1992-05-22     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370343     Medline TA:  Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand     Country:  DENMARK    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  72-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pediatrics, University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden.
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MeSH Terms
Infant, Newborn
Infant, Premature, Diseases / microbiology*
Pneumococcal Infections*
Sepsis / microbiology*

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