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In a recent paper published in this journal,1 the laboratory results from 1516 infants with laboratory-confirmed early neonatal infections were reported for the 27-month period up to March 2008 (approximately 674 cases per year). Six per cent of laboratory isolates from infants younger than 48 h were reported as resistant to empirical treatment with penicillin and gentamicin. This means that 40 infants (6% of 674 infants per year) would have received antibiotic treatment to …
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