Edited by Grenville Fox, Nicholas Hoque and Timothy Watts

in Oxford Handbook of Neonatology

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199228843
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199598779 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks


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Background - Bacterial infection - Investigation of suspected sepsis - General antibiotic treatment - Early onset bacterial infection - Group B streptococcal infection - Specific infections: meningitis - Specific infections: urinary tract infection - Specific infections: sticky eyes and conjunctivitis - Specific infections: umbilical sepsis - Specific infections: osteomyelitis and septic arthritis - MRSA and other resistant organisms - Fungal sepsis - Congenital infection: general principles - Congenital infections: clinical features - Congenital infection: hepatitis B - Congenital infection: HIV - Congenital infection: hepatitis C - Congenital infection: syphilis - Congenital infection: cytomegalovirus - Congenital infection: rubella - Congenital infection: toxoplasmosis - Perinatal herpes simplex virus - Perinatal chickenpox - Tuberculosis and BCG vaccination - Immunizations relevant to the neonatal unit - Further information

Chapter.  9257 words. 

Subjects: Neonatology

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