Advances in Pediatric Research

Advances in Pediatric Research
Open Access

ISSN: 2385-4529

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Aliakbar Rezaei

Department of Health System, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran

  • Research Article   
    Prevalence of Bacterial infection in septic neonates in South of Iran
    Author(s): Aliakbar Rezaei*, Hamidreza Parsa, Zahra Eskandari Kootahi, Fatamaeh Javanmardi, Neda Pirbonyeh and Amir Emamia

    Background: Neonatal sepsis is a syndrome that occurs in the first month of life with symptoms and signs of infection with or without bacteremia. Septicemia, meningitis, pneumonia, osteomyelitis and urinary tract infections are the most common outcome. The aim of the study was to evaluate the type and antibiotic susceptibility pattern of bacterial infections in neonatal sepsis in two main OB/GYN centers affiliated with Shiraz University of Medical Sciences. Material and methods: This retrospective study has been performed during 2016 to 2018 on 258 enrolled patients. Risk factors in early onset sepsis, such as maternal risk factors, preterm and low birth weight were collected in a standard questionnaire with the following information: sex, medical history, presence and kind of clinical symptoms of infection, and laboratory data. Isolated Org.. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2385-4529.23.10.063

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