Infants suffering from neonatal sepsis face an increased risk of early death and long-term neurodevelopmental delay. This paper analyses and summarises the existing data on short-term and long-term outcomes of neonatal sepsis, based on 12 studies published between January 2000 and 1 April 2012 and covering 3669 neonates with sepsis. Conclusion Infants who have suffered neonatal sepsis face an increased risk of mortality and severe complications such as brain damage and, or, neurodevelopmental delay.
|Number of pages||8|
|Journal||Acta Paediatrica, International Journal of Paediatrics|
|Publication status||Published or Issued - 1 Dec 2014|
- Neonatal sepsis
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health