Infection in late preterm infants.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Late preterm neonates have unique susceptibilities to infection. The closed setting of the neonatal ICU (NICU) and the immunologic immaturity of premature infants set the state for the development of nosocomial infections. This article discusses infections that might be seen in this population and gives options for diagnosis and treatment.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Benjamin, DK; Stoll, BJ

Published Date

  • December 2006

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 33 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 871 - 882

PubMed ID

  • 17148010

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0095-5108

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.clp.2006.09.005


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States