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Early-Onset Neonatal Sepsis

This article, published in Clinical Microbiology Reviews, discusses early-onset sepsis in neonates, particularly in pre-term infants. It notes that group B Streptococcus (GBS) is the most common cause and outlines current efforts to combat GBS, including intrapartum antimicrobial prophylaxis. The authors note that current research is focused primarily on the development of vaccines against GBS. ABSTRACT ONLY. (Learn how users in developing countries can gain free access to journal articles.)

Author: Simonsen KA, Anderson-Berry AL, Delair SF, Davies HD

Published: 2014

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Citation: Simonsen KA, Anderson-Berry AL, Delair SF, Davies HD. Early-Onset Neonatal Sepsis. Clinical Microbiology Reviews. 2014;27:(1)21-47. 

Resource types: Peer-reviewed journal

Diseases/vaccines: Group B Streptococcus (GBS)

Topics: Disease/vaccine specific information

Regions: Global