Retrospective Review of the Outcomes of Intravenous Immunoglobulin in Neonatal Sepsis
- At: Amsterdam (the Netherlands) (2012)
- Type: Poster
- By: HAMMAD, Muhammad (Aga Khan University Hospital, Department of Pharmacy Services, Karachi, Pakistan)
- Co-author(s): Naseem, S. (Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan)
Ali, S.R. (Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan)
Sheikh, A.L. (Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan)
Neonatal sepsis is an important cause of morbidity and mortality despite appropriate antibiotic treatment. Premature infants are particularly at high risk of infections due to underdeveloped immunity and dearth of maternal transport of immunoglobulins to the fetus. Some literature support the administration of intravenous immunoglobulin The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.