Neonatal sepsis is mediated by maternal fever in labour epidural analgesia

M.M.L.H. Wassen, B. Winkens, E.M.I. Dorssers, M.A. Marcus, R.M.J. Moonen, F.J.M.E. Roumen

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Abstract

The association between neonatal sepsis and labour epidural analgesia (EA) was evaluated. In a retrospective matched case-control study, 453 women delivering with EA (EA group) were matched on parity with 453 women with deliveries without EA (non-EA group). Significantly more neonates born in the EA-group had fever >= 38.0 degrees C (11.6% vs 1.8%, pfever.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)679-683
JournalJournal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Volume34
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2014

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Wassen, M. M. L. H., Winkens, B., Dorssers, E. M. I., Marcus, M. A., Moonen, R. M. J., & Roumen, F. J. M. E. (2014). Neonatal sepsis is mediated by maternal fever in labour epidural analgesia. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 34(8), 679-683. https://doi.org/10.3109/01443615.2014.925858