Low birth weight babies may need more screening for infections

02/20/2013 | HealthDay News

Standard culturing used in low birth weight babies with early-onset sepsis to detect bacterial infections failed to spot more than 20 bacterial species, a study showed. The findings, published in the journal PLoS One, suggest the need to conduct several tests among such newborns to detect infections missed by standard exams.

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