TITLE

Early-onset sepsis increased mortality, morbidity risk

AUTHOR(S)
Cox, Amber; Shafer, Emily
PUB. DATE
December 2013
SOURCE
Infectious Disease News;Dec2013, Vol. 26 Issue 12, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the increase in risk for mortality and major morbidities among very low birth weight infants with early-onset sepsis, according to a study by A. Mularoni and other researchers published in "The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal" as of December 2013.
ACCESSION #
93401754

 

Related Articles

  • Total serum bilirubin levels during the first 2 days of life and subsequent neonatal morbidity in very low birth weight infants: a retrospective review. Zhu, Jiajun; Xu, Yanping; Zhang, Guolian; Bao, Yingying; Wu, Mingyuan; Du, Lizhong // European Journal of Pediatrics;Apr2012, Vol. 171 Issue 4, p669 

    To determine the relationship between total serum bilirubin (TSB) during the first 2 days of life and subsequent neonatal morbidity in very low birth weight (VLBW, less than 1500 g) infants. We performed a prospective study of 582 VLBW infants born between July 1, 2005 and December 31, 2009. TSB...

  • Effect of Instrument Precision on Estimation of Low Birth Weight Prevalence. Mullany, Luke C; Darmstadt, Gary L; Katz, Joanne; Khatry, Subarna K; Tielsch, James M // Journal of Perinatology;Jan2005, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p11 

    OBJECTIVE:: Reductions in prevalence of low birth weight (LBW) are likely to be achieved only through small increments, amplifying the importance of precision of measurement. This study compared two instruments for measuring birth weight to investigate the effect of instrument precision on...

  • Chronic Allopurinol Treatment during the Last Trimester of Pregnancy in Sows: Effects on Low and Normal Birth Weight Offspring. Gieling, Elise T.; Antonides, Alexandra; Fink-Gremmels, Johanna; ter Haar, Kim; Kuller, Wikke I.; Meijer, Ellen; Nordquist, Rebecca E.; Stouten, Jacomijn M.; Zeinstra, Elly; van der Staay, Franz Josef // PLoS ONE;Jan2014, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p1 

    Low-birth-weight (LBW) children are born with several risk factors for disease, morbidity and neonatal mortality, even if carried to term. Placental insufficiency leading to hypoxemia and reduced nutritional supply is the main cause for LBW. Brain damage and poor neurological outcome can be the...

  • Mid-arm and chest circumference at birth as predictors of low birth weight and neonatal mortality in the community. Bhargava, S.K.; Ramji, S.; Kumar, Arun; Mohan, Man; Marwah, Jasbir; Sachdev, H.P.S. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);12/7/1985, Vol. 291 Issue 6509, p1617 

    Evaluates the measurement of mid-arm and chest circumference as predictors of low birth weight and neonatal mortality in India. Correlation between anthropometric variables and birth weight; Provision of primary health care; Reliability of birth weight as indicator of the later outcome of a...

  • Nosocomial sepsis risk score for preterm infants in low-resource settings. Rosenberg, Rebecca E.; Ahmed, ASM Nawshad U.; Saha, Samir K.; Chowdhury, MAK Azad; Ahmed, Saifuddin; Law, Paul A.; Black, Robert E.; Santosham, Mathuram; Darmstadt, Gary L.; Ahmed, A S M Nawshad U; Chowdhury, M A K Azad // Journal of Tropical Pediatrics;Apr2010, Vol. 56 Issue 2, p82 

    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...

  • Heterologous Immunological Effects of Early BCG Vaccination in Low-Birth-Weight Infants in Guinea-Bissau: A Randomized-controlled Trial. Jensen, Kristoffer Jarlov; Larsen, Nanna; Biering-Sørensen, Sofie; Andersen, Andreas; Eriksen, Helle Brander; Monteiro, Ivan; Hougaard, David; Aaby, Peter; Netea, Mihai G.; Flanagan, Katie L.; Benn, Christine Stabell // Journal of Infectious Diseases;Mar2015, Vol. 211 Issue 6, p956 

    Background. Bacillus Calmette–Guérin (BCG) seems to have beneficial nonspecific effects; early BCG vaccination of low-birth-weight (LBW) newborns reduces neonatal mortality by >40% due to prevention of primarily septicemia and pneumonia.Methods. Within a randomized trial in LBW infants...

  • News in Brief.  // Renal & Urology News;Sep2009, Vol. 8 Issue 9, p8 

    The article offers world news briefs related to urology. Researchers found out that the most leading factor to acute kidney injury (AKI) is sepsis in Greece. A study found out that low birth weight increases the likelihood of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in later life. Ho Yee Tiong and...

  • Rural-urban differences of neonatal mortality in a poorly developed province of China. Bin Yi; Li Wu; Hong Liu; Weimin Fang; Yang Hu; Youjie Wang // BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p477 

    Background: The influence of rural-urban disparities in children's health on neonatal death in disadvantaged areas of China is poorly understood. In this study of rural and urban populations in Gansu province, a disadvantaged province of China, we describe the characteristics and mortality of...

  • Effects of Very Low Birth Weights on Fetal and Neonatal Mortality Rates in Alabama. Goldenberg, Robert L.; Cutter, Gary R.; Nelson, Kathleen G.; Foster, Judith // Public Health Reports;Sep/Oct89, Vol. 104 Issue 5, p488 

    The relationship of births weighing less than 1,000 grams (g) to fetal and neonatal mortality rates, including changes over time, was studied. In Alabama during the period 1974-84, the percentage of reported births that weighed less than 500 g doubled, and the percentage of reported births...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics