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Limitations of the risk factor based approach in early neonatal sepsis evaluations.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Acta Paediatrica
1651-2227
Publisher
Wiley Blackwell (Blackwell Publishing)
Publication Date
Volume
101
Issue
12
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1111/apa.12013
PMID: 22937988
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The risk factor based approach in asymptomatic infants cannot be justified. In-hospital observation of asymptomatic infants for 2-3 days with antibiotic treatment being reserved only for symptomatic infants may be a reasonable alternative.

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