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A three year descriptive study of early onset neonatal sepsis in a refugee population on the Thailand Myanmar border.

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BACKGROUND: Each year an estimated four million neonates die, the majority in the first week of life. One of the major causes of death is sepsis. Proving the incidence and aetiology of neonatal sepsis is difficult, particularly in resource poor settings where the majority of the deaths occur. METHODS: We conducted a three year observational study of clinically diagnosed early onset (<7 days of age) neonatal sepsis (EONS) in infants born to mothers following antenatal care at the Shoklo Mal...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/1471-2334-13-601

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University of Oxford
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University of Oxford
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Thailand/Laos MOP
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Turner, C
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Turner, P
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Nosten, F
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BioMed Central Ltd. Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC infectious diseases Journal website
Volume:
13
Issue:
1
Pages:
601
Publication date:
2013
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1471-2334
ISSN:
1471-2334
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uuid:18f319e7-e3e8-4ee9-a000-cc6c539c636a
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444241
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pubs:444241

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