Aetiology, risk factors and immediate outcome of bacteriologically confirmed neonatal septicaemia in Mulago hospital, Uganda.

TitleAetiology, risk factors and immediate outcome of bacteriologically confirmed neonatal septicaemia in Mulago hospital, Uganda.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2006
AuthorsMugalu, J, Nakakeeto, MK, Kiguli, S, Kaddu-Mulindwa, DH
JournalAfrican health sciences
Volume6
Issue2
Pagination120-6
Date Published2006 Jun
ISSN1729-0503
KeywordsAnti-Bacterial Agents, Cause of Death, Cohort Studies, Developing Countries, Female, Hospitals, Teaching, Humans, Incidence, Infant, Newborn, Infant, Newborn, Diseases, Intensive Care Units, Neonatal, Logistic Models, Male, Microbial Sensitivity Tests, Probability, Risk Factors, Sepsis, Severity of Illness Index, Staphylococcal Infections, Staphylococcus aureus, Survival Analysis, Treatment Outcome, Uganda
Abstract

Neonatal septicaemia remains a major cause of morbidity and mortality. The aetiology, risk factors and outcome of this problem need to understood.

Alternate JournalAfr Health Sci
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PubMed ID16916305
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