Clinical syndrome characterized by systemic infection occurring within the first 28 days of life
Early-onset sepsis (EOS) and late-onset sepsis (LOS) occur within and following the fi...
Thorough pregnancy, labor, and delivery history to elicit presence of risk factors
Change in behavior or level of alertness
Decreased urinary output
Family history of sibling...
Benitz WE, Wynn JL, Polin RA. Reappraisal of guidelines for management of neonates with suspected early-onset sepsis. J Pediatr. 2015;166(4):1070–1074. [View Abstract on OvidI...
A41.9 Sepsis, unspecified organism
P36.9 Bacterial sepsis of newborn, unspecified
206376005 Sepsis of the newborn
276669000 Bacterial sepsis of newborn
Q: Are any decision-making tools available to providers evaluating neonates for sepsis?
A: In neonates born at ≥34 weeks’ gestation, the risk of EOS can be calculated using the Neonatal Sepsis Calc...
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