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A cluster of early neonatal sepsis and pneumonia caused by nontypable Haemophilus influenzae.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15545867     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Nine premature infants developed early onset sepsis and/or pneumonia with Haemophilus influenzae during a period of 53 months (January 2000 -May 2004). Their respiratory problems were pneumonia-like rather than classic respiratory distress syndrome. In 8 of the cases, the pathogen was a beta-lactamase-negative, nontypable H. influenzae. In the remaining case, the Haemophilus identified was type d. Before January 2000, no case of beta-lactamase-negative, nontypable H. influenzae sepsis or pneumonia had been recorded.
Sylvia Hershckowitz; Mordechai Ben Elisha; Vered Fleisher-Sheffer; Mila Barak; Raya Kudinsky; Zalman Weintraub
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Pediatric infectious disease journal     Volume:  23     ISSN:  0891-3668     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr. Infect. Dis. J.     Publication Date:  2004 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-11-16     Completed Date:  2005-01-06     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8701858     Medline TA:  Pediatr Infect Dis J     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1061-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Nahariya Hospital for Western Galilee, Nahariya, Israel.
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MeSH Terms
Cause of Death
Cluster Analysis
Haemophilus Infections / diagnosis,  epidemiology*
Haemophilus influenzae / classification*,  isolation & purification
Infant, Newborn
Infant, Premature*
Intensive Care Units, Neonatal
Israel / epidemiology
Pneumonia, Bacterial / epidemiology*,  microbiology
Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Newborn / epidemiology*,  microbiology
Risk Assessment
Sampling Studies
Sepsis / diagnosis,  epidemiology*
Severity of Illness Index
Survival Analysis
Time Factors

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