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Neonatal sepsis bacterial isolates and antibiotic susceptibility patterns at a NICU in a tertiary care hospital in western Nepal: a retrospective analysis.

Shaw C, Shaw P, Thapalial A ...see all

Kathmandu University medical journal (KUMJ), vol. 5, issue 2 (2007) pp. 153-60

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Abstract

Neonatal sepsis is one of the commonest causes of neonatal mortality in the developing world. The neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) today face one common problem of tackling sepsis and neonatologists remain constantly baffled by the changing patterns of microbial flora and their sensitivity patterns. With the neonatal services coming of age in Nepal this retrospective analysis spread over a period of six years has become very pertinent.

Author-supplied keywords

  • Anti-Bacterial Agents
  • Anti-Bacterial Agents: pharmacology
  • Drug Resistance, Bacterial
  • Escherichia coli
  • Escherichia coli: drug effects
  • Escherichia coli: isolation & purification
  • Humans
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Infant, Newborn, Diseases
  • Infant, Newborn, Diseases: epidemiology
  • Infant, Newborn, Diseases: microbiology
  • Intensive Care Units, Neonatal
  • Klebsiella pneumoniae
  • Klebsiella pneumoniae: drug effects
  • Klebsiella pneumoniae: isolation & purification
  • Nepal
  • Nepal: epidemiology
  • Prevalence
  • Retrospective Studies
  • Sepsis
  • Sepsis: epidemiology
  • Sepsis: microbiology
  • Staphylococcus aureus
  • Staphylococcus aureus: drug effects
  • Staphylococcus aureus: isolation & purification

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Authors

  • C K Shaw

  • P Shaw

  • a Thapalial

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