2017, Number 1
RIC 2017; 96 (1)
Maternal risks associated with early neonatal sepsis
Verdecia CA, Antuch MN, Rousseaux LS, Reyes MI
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ABSTRACTNeonatal infection is a clinical syndrome that constitutes an important cause of neonatal morbidity and mortality. According to the time of onset, sepsis may be early or late (after 72 hours of life), considered primarily as intrahospital. It is identified maternal factors related to early neonatal sepsis in the neonatology department of the General Hospital "Dr. AgostinhoNeto "during 2014. Analytical research was carried out on cases and controls whose universe consisted of 38 neonates diagnosed with early sepsis and 76 controls (births up to 2 days before or after the cases) and who were admitted to the neonatology department, Information was obtained from the mothers' case histories and controls, risk factors were assessed through the odds ratio. Predominant adolescent mothers, history of vaginal infection, premature rupture of the membrane, the history of dystocic delivery.