Risk Factors for Late-Onset Sepsis in Preterm Infants: A Multicenter Case-Control Study

Sofia el Manouni el Hassani*, Daniel J. C. Berkhout, Hendrik J. Niemarkt, Sarah Mann, Willem P. de Boode, Veerle Cossey, Christian V. Hulzebos, Anton H. van Kaam, Boris W. Kramer, Richard A. van Lingen, Johannes B. van Goudoever, Daniel C. Vijlbrief, Mirjam M. van Weissenbruch, Marc A. Benninga, Nanne K. H. de Boer, Tim G. J. de Meij

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Abstract

Background: Late-onset sepsis (LOS) in preterm infants is a leading cause of mortality and morbidity. Timely recognition and initiation of antibiotics are important factors for improved outcomes. Identification of risk factors could allow selection of infants at an increased risk for LOS. Objectives: The aim was to identify risk factors for LOS. Methods: In this multicenter case-control study, preterm infants born at

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)42-51
Number of pages10
JournalNeonatology
Volume116
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2019

Keywords

  • Risk factors
  • Parenteral feeding
  • Breast feeding
  • Late-onset sepsis
  • Coagulase-negative staphylococcus
  • BLOOD-STREAM INFECTION
  • WEIGHT INFANTS
  • DWELL TIME
  • HUMAN-MILK
  • OUTCOMES

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