Nosocomial sepsis risk score for preterm infants in low-resource settings.

TitleNosocomial sepsis risk score for preterm infants in low-resource settings.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2010
AuthorsRosenberg RE, Ahmed NASMU, Saha SK, Chowdhury AMAK, Ahmed S, Law PA, Black RE, Santosham M, Darmstadt GL
JournalJournal of tropical pediatrics
Volume56
Issue2
Pagination82-9
Date Published2010 Apr
Abstract

Sepsis is a leading cause of mortality for neonates in developing countries; however, little research has focused on clinical predictors of nosocomial infection of preterm neonates in the low-resource setting. We sought to validate the only existing feasible score introduced by Singh et al. in 2003 and to create an improved score. In a secondary analysis of daily evaluations of 497 neonates

DOI10.1007/s11832-009-0190-9
Alternate JournalJ. Trop. Pediatr.