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What are the risk factors for neonatal sepsis?

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Dr. David Galbraith
Pediatrics
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In brief: Several

There are several risk factors that doctors of neonates look for: a fever in the mother during labor, other signs of infection of the amniotic fluid, premature birth, low apgar score at 5 minutes, signs of fetal distress, group b strep colonization of the mother, and ruptured membranes more than 18 hours.

In brief: Several

There are several risk factors that doctors of neonates look for: a fever in the mother during labor, other signs of infection of the amniotic fluid, premature birth, low apgar score at 5 minutes, signs of fetal distress, group b strep colonization of the mother, and ruptured membranes more than 18 hours.
Dr. David Galbraith
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