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Late-onset neonatal sepsis: recent developments
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  • Published on:
    Re: Herpes virus must be considered as one of the causes for late onset sepsis

    A culture-negative neonatal sepsis is more than herpes virus infection

    Ying Dong a, Christian P. Speer b

    a Department of Paediatrics, Children's Hospital of Fudan University, Shanghai, China

    b University Children's Hospital, University of Wurzburg, Wurzburg, Germany

    We highly appreciate the authors' contribution to the full picture of pathogens causing systemic late-onset neonatal inf...

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    None declared.
  • Published on:
    Herpes virus must be considered as one of the causes for late onset sepsis
    • Dushyant Batra, Consultant Neonatology
    • Other Contributors:
      • Patrick Davies, Craig Smith

    Dear Editor, Archives of Disease of childhood: Foetal and Neonatal edition

    We read the review article by Dong et al(1) with interest. We wanted to congratulate the authors on a very balanced and clinically relevant review; highlighting the epidemiological, therapeutic and preventative aspects of late onset sepsis caused by bacteria and fungi. We believe that the review would have been even more clinically releva...

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