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Neonatal sepsis – many blood samples, few positive cultures: implications for improving antibiotic prescribing

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  • Competing interests PH was part of the NICE guideline development group for the draft guideline on antibiotics for early-onset infection. MS and AJ are members of the Advisory Committee on Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcare Associated Infection (ARHAI). There are no competing interests for the other authors.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.